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Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ein, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz. Cognate with German ein, Dutch een, English one, an, Swedish en.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

ain m

  1. one

See alsoEdit


BiemEdit

NounEdit

ain

  1. woman

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976)

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

ain

  1. Instructive plural form of aa.

AdverbEdit

ain

  1. (poetic) Synonym of aina

AnagramsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ain

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽

Inari SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

ain

  1. always
  2. still

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Romanization of Arabic عَيْن(ʿayn), from Proto-Semitic *ʿayn- (eye).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈajn/
  • Hyphenation: àin

NounEdit

ain m or f (invariable)

  1. ayin
    1. The name of the Arabic-script letter ع‎
    2. The name of the Hebrew-script letter ע
    3. The name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤏
    4. The name of the Syriac-script letter ܥ

ReferencesEdit

  • ain in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

MalayEdit

 
ain

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَيْن(ʿayn), from Proto-Semitic *ʿayn-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ʿayVn-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ain (Jawi spelling عين‎, plural ain-ain, informal 1st possessive ainku, impolite 2nd possessive ainmu, 3rd possessive ainnya)

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ)

SynonymsEdit


ManxEdit

PronounEdit

ain

  1. first-person plural of ec (at us)
  2. (idiomatically) our

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

ain m (plural ains)

  1. (Jersey) fishhook

SynonymsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Lule Sami ájn.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈajn/

AdverbEdit

ain

  1. still
  2. even
  3. yet

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

·ain

  1. third-person singular future/present subjunctive conjunct of aingid

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

ain

  1. second-person singular imperative of aingid

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ain unchanged n-ain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PohnpeianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English iron, from Middle English iren, a rhotacism of Old English īsern, īsærn, īren, īsen, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Gaulish īsarno-, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēsh₂r̥no- (bloody, red), from *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

NounEdit

ain

  1. flatiron, clothes iron

VerbEdit

ain

  1. (intransitive) (neutral) to iron

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English irons.

NounEdit

ain

  1. handcuffs, shackles, irons
    Polis kin doadoahngki ain.
    Policemen use handcuffs.

ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English aȝen, from Old English āgen, ǣġen (one's own), or possibly from Old Norse eiginn (own), from Proto-Germanic *aiganaz (own). More at own.

AdjectiveEdit

ain

  1. Belonging to, or on behalf of, a specified person (especially oneself); own.
    Ma ain dear sisterMy own dear sister
    Clap, clap handies / Mammie's wee, wee, ain.

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English iron.

NounEdit

ain

  1. iron; steel