See also: main, Main, and -main

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

mäin

  1. Instructive plural form of mäki.

AnagramsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mīn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz. Cognate with German mein, Dutch mijn, West Frisian myn, English my, mine, Icelandic minn.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

mäin

  1. my, mine
    Dat ass mäin Hond — That is my dog
    Hien ass mäi Brudder — He is my brother

Usage notesEdit

  • As a result of the Eifel Rule, the final -n is lost when the following word begins with a consonant other than <d>, <h>, <n>, <t> or <z>.

See alsoEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse meina, from Middle Low German meinen, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

VerbEdit

mäin (preterite mäint)

  1. (intransitive) to intend; hold; suggest
    Ji main óm gjer’n snipp-räis dill stadom
    I mean to make a quick trip to the city.