EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ins

  1. plural of in

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AbbreviationEdit

ins

  1. (computing) insert

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

A contraction of in + das.

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

ins (+ adjective ending with -e + neuter noun)

  1. (in)to the
    Ich bin ins Kino gegangen.
    I went to the cinema.

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

ins

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌽𐍃

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ins ‎(plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) Alternative form of i(in)

Usage notesEdit

This form is found before the definite article an sg/na pl, but in the standard written language ins an and ins na are always contracted to sa/san and sna.


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A variant use of îns (before the mid 19th century it was pronounced the same), from Vulgar Latin *ipsus, from Latin ipse.

NounEdit

ins m ‎(plural inși)

  1. person, individual

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