EnglishEdit

 
A rubbish bin.

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English binne, from Old English binne (crib, manger), from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Gaulish benna (four-wheeled cart; caisson) (compare Old Irish buinne, Welsh benn (cart), Old Breton benn (caisson)).

NounEdit

bin (plural bins)

  1. A box, frame, crib, or enclosed place, used as a storage container.
    Synonyms: container, receptacle
    a corn bin
    a wine bin
    a coal bin
    • 1852-1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House
      Though a hard-grained man, close, dry, and silent, he can enjoy old wine with the best. He has a priceless bin of port in some artful cellar under the Fields, which is one of his many secrets.
  2. A container for rubbish or waste.
    Synonyms: (British) dustbin, (British, Australian) rubbish bin, garbage can, (both US) trash can; see also Thesaurus:waste bin
    a rubbish bin
    a wastepaper bin
    an ashes bin
    • 2013 August 10, Lexington, “Keeping the mighty honest”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
      British journalists shun complete respectability, feeling a duty to be ready to savage the mighty, or rummage through their bins. Elsewhere in Europe, government contracts and subsidies ensure that press barons will only defy the mighty so far.
  3. (statistics) Any of the discrete intervals in a histogram, etc
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
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VerbEdit

bin (third-person singular simple present bins, present participle binning, simple past and past participle binned)

  1. (chiefly Britain, informal) To dispose of (something) by putting it into a bin, or as if putting it into a bin.
    Synonyms: chuck, chuck away, discard, dump; see also Thesaurus:junk
    • 2008, Tom Holt, Falling Sideways, Orbit books, →ISBN, p. 28
      He put the bank statement in the shoebox marked "Bank Statements" and binned the rest.
  2. (Britain, informal) To throw away, reject, give up.
    • 2002, Christopher Harvie, Scotland: A Short History, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, p. 59
      This splendid eloquence was promptly binned by the pope, []
    • 2005, Ian Oliver, War and peace in the Balkans: the diplomacy of conflict in the former Yugoslavia, I.B. Tauris, →ISBN, p. 238
      The CC [Co-ordinating Centre] had long since binned the idea of catching the regular shuttle service, []
  3. (statistics) To convert continuous data into discrete groups.
  4. (transitive) To place into a bin for storage.
    to bin wine
TranslationsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic بِن(bin, son).

NounEdit

bin

  1. (in Arabic names) son of; equivalent to Hebrew בן(ben).

Etymology 3Edit

Contraction of being

ContractionEdit

bin

  1. (text messaging) Contraction of being.

Etymology 4Edit

Contraction of been

VerbEdit

bin

  1. (obsolete, dialectal and text messaging) Alternative form of been
    • 1669, Christopher Merrett, letter to Thomas Browne
      Many of the lupus piscis I have seen, and have bin informed by the king's fishmonger they are taken on our coast []

Etymology 5Edit

Clipping of binary.

NounEdit

bin (uncountable)

  1. (computing, informal) Clipping of binary.

AnagramsEdit


BiakEdit

NounEdit

bin

  1. woman
    • [1]: FAFYAR BEKUR KORBEN MA BIN YOMGA : "THE STORY ABOUT DRAGON AND THE YOMGA WOMAN"
      Korben ine fyair bin berande ido bebaraprapen ro yaf narewara bo bebur mumra si. : This dragon usually watched the women who usually went landward and roasted (food) along the gardens and went home seaward.

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bene. Compare Romanian bine, Italian bene, Spanish bien, French bien.

AdverbEdit

bin

  1. well

NounEdit

bin

  1. good

EgyptianEdit

RomanizationEdit

bin

  1. Manuel de Codage transliteration of bjn.

FrenchEdit

AdverbEdit

bin

  1. Alternative spelling of bien

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German, from Old High German bim (am), from Proto-Germanic *biumi (first-person singular present active indicative of Proto-Germanic *beuną (to be)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- (to be, become, appear). Cognate with Dutch ben (am), Old English bēom (am). More at be.

German bin and Dutch ben have two sources:

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bin

  1. first-person singular present of sein

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989) , “bin”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vir. Cognate with Kabuverdianu ben.

VerbEdit

bin

  1. to come

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bin, from Classical Malay bin, from Arabic بِن(bin, son).

NounEdit

bin (first-person possessive binku, second-person possessive binmu, third-person possessive binnya)

  1. son (of)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of びん

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

bin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bǐn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of bìn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian binda, which derives from Proto-Germanic *bindaną.

VerbEdit

bin

  1. (Heligoland) to bind

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰudʰnás. Related to Ossetian бын (byn), Persian بن(bon).

NounEdit

bin ?

  1. bottom

PrepositionEdit

bin

  1. under

PapiamentuEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish venir and Kabuverdianu ben.

VerbEdit

bin

  1. to come

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بِن(bin, son).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bin (n class, plural bin)

  1. son of
    Khamis bin AbdallahKhamis the son of Abdallah

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bin

  1. indefinite plural of bi

TaivoanEdit

NounEdit

bin

  1. brother

Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English been.

ParticleEdit

bin

  1. Marks the simple past tense.
See alsoEdit

Tok Pisin tense markers:

Etymology 2Edit

From English bean.

NounEdit

bin

  1. bean, beans

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish بیك(biŋ, thousand), from Proto-Turkic *bïŋ (thousand). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰉𐰃𐰭(b¹iŋ /bïŋ/), 𐰋𐰃𐰭(b²iŋ /biŋ/), Old Uyghur mynk (mïŋ, thousand), Bashkir мең (meñ, thousand) and Mongolian мянган (myangan, thousand) a Turkic borrowing.

NounEdit

bin (definite accusative bini, plural binler)

  1. thousand
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative bin
Definite accusative bini
Singular Plural
Nominative bin binler
Definite accusative bini binleri
Dative bine binlere
Locative binde binlerde
Ablative binden binlerden
Genitive binin binlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular binim binlerim
2nd singular binin binlerin
3rd singular bini binleri
1st plural binimiz binlerimiz
2nd plural bininiz binleriniz
3rd plural binleri binleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular binimi binlerimi
2nd singular binini binlerini
3rd singular binini binlerini
1st plural binimizi binlerimizi
2nd plural bininizi binlerinizi
3rd plural binlerini binlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular binime binlerime
2nd singular binine binlerine
3rd singular binine binlerine
1st plural binimize binlerimize
2nd plural bininize binlerinize
3rd plural binlerine binlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular binimde binlerimde
2nd singular bininde binlerinde
3rd singular bininde binlerinde
1st plural binimizde binlerimizde
2nd plural bininizde binlerinizde
3rd plural binlerinde binlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular binimden binlerimden
2nd singular bininden binlerinden
3rd singular bininden binlerinden
1st plural binimizden binlerimizden
2nd plural bininizden binlerinizden
3rd plural binlerinden binlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular binimin binlerimin
2nd singular bininin binlerinin
3rd singular bininin binlerinin
1st plural binimizin binlerimizin
2nd plural bininizin binlerinizin
3rd plural binlerinin binlerinin

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bin

  1. second-person singular imperative of binmek

WelshEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English bin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bin m (plural biniau or bins)

  1. bin, trashcan

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bin fin min unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2Edit

Mutated form of pin (pine trees).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bin

  1. Soft mutation of pin (pine trees).

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pin bin mhin phin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Northern Kurdish bin.

NounEdit

bin ?

  1. bottom

Zoogocho ZapotecEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vena, from Latin vēna.

NounEdit

bin

  1. vein

ReferencesEdit

  • Long C., Rebecca; Cruz M., Sofronio (2000) Diccionario zapoteco de San Bartolomé Zoogocho, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 38)‎[2] (in Spanish), second electronic edition, Coyoacán, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 16