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See also: Aina, aína, aïna, ʻaina, -aina, ʻāina, and aïnà

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EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aina (accusative singular ainan, plural ainaj, accusative plural ainajn)

  1. Ainu (of or relating to the Ainu people of northern Japan)

Related termsEdit

  • aino (Ainu (n.))

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly of Baltic origin. Compare Lithuanian vienat (only).

AdverbEdit

aina

  1. on and on, always
    Läheb aina külmemaks.
    It's always getting colder.
    Venib aina pikemaks.
    It's getting longer and longer

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from a Baltic language, compare Old Prussian ainat (always, constantly) and Lithuanian vienàt (only).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

aina

  1. always
    Hän on aina myöhässä.
    He/she is always late.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. (fishing) The string in the upper or lower edge of a fishing net or seine.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of aina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative aina ainat
genitive ainan ainojen
partitive ainaa ainoja
illative ainaan ainoihin
singular plural
nominative aina ainat
accusative nom. aina ainat
gen. ainan
genitive ainan ainojen
ainainrare
partitive ainaa ainoja
inessive ainassa ainoissa
elative ainasta ainoista
illative ainaan ainoihin
adessive ainalla ainoilla
ablative ainalta ainoilta
allative ainalle ainoille
essive ainana ainoina
translative ainaksi ainoiksi
instructive ainoin
abessive ainatta ainoitta
comitative ainoineen

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. Essive plural form of aa.

AnagramsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

aina

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. coition

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

aina (n class, plural aina)

  1. kind, type

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish aynasız meaning "without mirror", referring to the police being shameless and unwilling to look at themselves in the mirror.

NounEdit

aina ?

  1. (uncountable, slang) police
    Aina kommer!
    "The cops are coming!"

SynonymsEdit


TungagEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. woman

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • ABVD, citing Beaumont (editor), Lavongai Materials, volume 82 of Pacific Linguistics: Series D (Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra; 1986)