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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hink (plural hinks)

  1. (obsolete) A reaping hook.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hink in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋk

VerbEdit

hink

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hinken
  2. imperative of hinken

GermanEdit

HaushEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

hink

  1. man

ReferencesEdit

  • Charles Wellington Furlong, The Haush And Ona, Primitive Tribes Of Tierra Del Fuego, in the Proceedings Of The Nineteenth International Congress Of Americanists (December 1915)
  • Voces en el viento: raíces lingüísticas de la Patagonia : lingüística comparativa de las lenguas aborígenes del sur del continente americano (2005): genk'e-nK 'paisano', es un derivado de un término de significado 'hombre', sólo mantenido en haush (Bridges 1948 ‹hink›, Tonelli ‹enk› 'hombre')

ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Variant of think. From Middle English thinken, thynken, thenken, thenchen, from Old English þencan, þenċan, þenċean (to think), from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną (to think, suppose, perceive), from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (to think, feel, know).

VerbEdit

hink (third-person singular present hinks, present participle hinkin, past thought or thocht, past participle thought or thocht)

  1. (many Scots dialects) to think.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English *hinken, from Old English hincian (to limp, halt, hobble), from Proto-Germanic *hinkaną (to limp, hobble, be injured).

VerbEdit

hink (third-person singular simple present hinks, present participle hinking, simple past and past participle hinked)

  1. (obsolete) to falter or limp.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

hink c

  1. bucket (container)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hink 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hink hinken hinkar hinkarna
Genitive hinks hinkens hinkars hinkarnas

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