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 Maine (state) on Wikipedia
 Maine (province) on Wikipedia
 Maine (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

Etymology 1Edit

 
Map of US highlighting Maine

From French Maine.

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Maine

  1. A province in northwest France. Capital: Le Mans.
  2. A state of the United States; probably named for the province in France. Capital: Augusta. Largest city: Portland.
  3. A town in New York.
  4. A town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin; named for the state.
  5. A river in Maine, United States, flowing 5.5 miles from Pocomoonshine Lake in Princeton into Crawford Lake in Crawford.
  6. University of Maine.
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Etymology 2Edit

 Maine (river) on Wikipedia

From French Maine.

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Maine

  1. A river in France, flowing 12 km through the city of Angers from the confluence of the Mayenne and Sarthe into the Loire.
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Etymology 3Edit

 Maine (surname) on Wikipedia

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Maine

  1. A Scottish and English surname, a variant of Main.
  2. A village in Marathon County, Wisconsin; named for county sheriff Uriah E. Maine.

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Etymology 4Edit

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Maine

  1. A river in County Kerry, Ireland, flowing 43 km from Tobermaing into the Atlantic at Castlemaine.
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Etymology 5Edit

 Maine (given name) on Wikipedia

From Old Irish Maine.

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Maine

  1. A male given name of historical usage, notably borne by Irish kings Maine mac Cerbaill and Maine mac Néill.

Etymology 6Edit

Proper nounEdit

Maine

  1. Alternative form of Main: A river in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Maine

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Maine ?

  1. Maine

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Maine.

Proper nounEdit

Maine (genitive Maines)

  1. Maine (US state)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Maine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmei̯n/, [ˈme̞i̯n] (inflects like risti)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑi̯ne/, [ˈmɑi̯ne̞] (rare)
  • Hyphenation: Mai‧ne

Proper nounEdit

Maine

  1. Maine (state of the United States)
  2. Maine (province of France)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Maine (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Maine
genitive Mainen
partitive Mainea
illative Maineen
singular plural
nominative Maine
accusative nom. Maine
gen. Mainen
genitive Mainen
partitive Mainea
inessive Mainessa
elative Mainesta
illative Maineen
adessive Mainella
ablative Mainelta
allative Mainelle
essive Mainena
translative Maineksi
instructive
abessive Mainetta
comitative

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FrenchEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French Cemaine, from Latin *Cenomania, from the name of the Gaulish Cenomani tribe of Gallia Celtica. The word was rebracketed as ce (this) + Maine, and the ce- was lost by the 12th century.

Proper nounEdit

Maine

  1. Maine (a province of France)
  2. Maine (a state of the United States)

Etymology 2Edit

From earlier Maienne, from Latin Meduāna, of uncertain origin. Doublet of Mayenne.

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Maine

  1. Maine (a river in France)
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ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From English Maine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.in/, /ˈme.in/

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Maine m

  1. Maine (a state of the United States)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Maine

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Maine f

  1. Maine (a province of France)

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Maine m

  1. Maine (a state of the United States)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Maine

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Maine ?

  1. Maine

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