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

Atong (India)Edit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali আয়না (aẏna), from Persian آیینه(âyine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aina (Bengali script আয়্না or আইনা)

  1. mirror

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈina/
  • Hyphenation: a‧in‧a
  • Rhymes: -ina

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, noun)

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *aina, 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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯nɑ/, [ˈɑi̯nɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑinɑ
  • Syllabification: ai‧na

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *aina (compare Estonian aina), probably borrowed from Proto-Baltic [Term?] (compare Old Prussian ainat (always, constantly) and Lithuanian vienàt (only)).

AdverbEdit

aina

  1. always
    Hän on aina myöhässä.He/she is always late.
    Antonym: ei koskaan
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Finnic *aina (compare Estonian ain), possibly borrowed from Proto-Germanic *ainijaz (juniper).

NounEdit

aina

  1. (fishing) the string in the upper or lower edge of a fishing net or seine; line in a gillnet
    Synonym: paula
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
Possessive forms of aina (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person ainani ainamme
2nd person ainasi ainanne
3rd person ainansa

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

aina

  1. Essive plural form of aa.

AnagramsEdit


Galibi CaribEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. hand

Derived termsEdit

PostpositionEdit

aina

  1. in the hand of

ReferencesEdit

  • Courtz, Hendrik (2008) A Carib grammar and dictionary[1], Toronto: Magoria Books, →ISBN, pages 213-214.

GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali আয়না (aẏna), from Persian آیینه(âyine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. mirror

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

aina

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. coition

IngrianEdit

AdverbEdit

aina

  1. Alternative form of ain
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 32:
      Makkaa aina yksintää, siis et noise läsimää.
      Always sleep alone, so you don't get ill.

LoteEdit

NounEdit

aina

  1. child

ReferencesEdit


SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

aina (n class, plural aina)

  1. kind, type

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of Turkish aynasız (police), from ayna (mirror) +‎ -sız (-less). Of uncertain origin; see the Turkish main entry.

NounEdit

aina ?

  1. (uncountable, slang) police
    Aina kommer!The cops are coming!
    Synonyms: bängen, farbror blå, polis, snut

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)