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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Irish cáin

NounEdit

kain (countable and uncountable, plural kains)

  1. (Scotland, law) poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to the landlord.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton (Law Dict.) to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 kain in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

kain (plural kain-kain, first-person possessive kainku, second-person possessive kainmu, third-person possessive kainnya)

  1. cloth
  2. textile

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kain

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かいん

Lubuagan KalingaEdit

NounEdit

kain

  1. skirt

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, from Proto-Austronesian *kaən.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.ʔin/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧in

NounEdit

káin

  1. act or manner of eating or consuming food
  2. mealtime
  3. amount of food eaten at a time
  4. action of a machine (such as a saw, plow, or knife) on a surface
    Synonyms: kagat, talab

VerbEdit

kain (root word)

  1. to eat

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English kind

NounEdit

kain

  1. kind; type

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