See also: Dein and déin

English edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

dein

  1. present participle of de

References edit

  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Anagrams edit

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdei̯n/, [ˈde̞i̯n]
  • Rhymes: -ein
  • Syllabification(key): dein

Noun edit

dein

  1. instructive plural of dee

Anagrams edit

German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German dīn, from Old High German dīn. Akin to Old Saxon thīn, English thine, thy.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /daɪ̯n/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯n
  • Homophone: deinen (according to a common pronunciation of this form)

Pronoun edit

dein

  1. (archaic) genitive singular of du
    • 19th century, Nikolaus Lenau, Schilflieder, no. 3:
      Auf geheimem Waldespfade
      Schleich ich gern im Abendschein
      An das öde Schilfgestade,
      Mädchen, und gedenke dein!
      Upon private forest path[s]
      I yearnly slink in evenshine
      unto the lonely reeden bank,
      Maiden, and think of thee!
    • 1912, “Der Brief des Paulus an Philemon”, in Luther-Bibel 1912, verse 4:
      Ich danke meinem Gott und gedenke dein allezeit in meinem Gebet[.]
      I thank my God and think of thee always in my prayer[.]

Determiner edit

dein m (feminine deine, neuter dein, plural deine)

  1. thy, your (esp. to friends, relatives, children, etc.).

Declension edit

Declension of dein
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dein deine dein deine
genitive deines deiner deines deiner
dative deinem deiner deinem deinen
accusative deinen deine dein deine

When used as a pronoun, the nominative masculine takes the form deiner, and the nominative/accusative neuter takes the form deines or deins.

  • mein Vater und deiner – my father and yours
  • Das ist mein Fahrrad. Das andere ist dein(e)s. – This is my bike. The other one is yours.

See also edit

  • Ihr (your) (addressing formally or politely one or more persons)

Determiner edit

dein

  1. nominative/accusative neuter singular of dein

Anagrams edit

Hunsrik edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German dīn, from Old High German dīn. Cognate with German dein.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

dein

  1. thy, your

Inflection edit

1Form used when the plural of the noun is the same as the singular

Further reading edit

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

dein (present analytic deineann, future analytic déanfaidh, verbal noun déanamh, past participle déanta)

  1. Munster form of déan

Conjugation edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dein dhein ndein
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Preconsonantal variant, with apocope of the final syllable.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

dein (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of deinde

References edit

  • dein”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dein”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ “Terentianus Maurus, De Litt., De Syll., De Metr. 195”, in latin.packhum.org[1], 2021 May 25 (last accessed)

Manx edit

Verb edit

dein (verbal noun deiney)

  1. to molest

Mutation edit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dein ghein nein
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.