See also: féin

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German fîn. Compare Modern English fine, from Middle English fin via an Anglo-Norman root from Old French fin ("fine, delicate"), ultimately deriving from Latin finitus ("finished", the perfect passive participle of fīniō,fīnīre ("to finish; to limit; to appoint"). See also Italian finere and Modern French fin and finir.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fein (comparative feiner, superlative am feinsten)

  1. fine

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Entry fein in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm at woerterbuchnetz.de

Entry fîn in Mittelhochdeutsches Handwörterbuch von Matthias Lexer at woerterbuchnetz.de


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) fain
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) fagn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin faenum.

NounEdit

fein m

  1. (Sursilvan) hay

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan) fanar
Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 06:48