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

SynonymsEdit

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