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See also: Maine, máine, and mâine

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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maine (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of main.

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Finnish maine.

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

maine (genitive maine, partitive mainet)

  1. reputation
  2. prestige, renown, fame

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From maa +‎ -ne.

Pronunciation 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

maine (genitive maise, partitive maist)

  1. earthly, worldly

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

(index ma)

EtymologyEdit

main- +‎ -e; the root is most likely connected with mainoa (to wonder, to praise), a dialectal word that originates from a Sami language (compare Northern Sami máidnut), from mainita, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑi̯neˣ/, [ˈmɑi̯ne̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑine
  • Hyphenation: mai‧ne

NounEdit

maine

  1. reputation
  2. prestige, renown, fame
  3. (linguistics, dated) predicate

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of maine (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative maine maineet
genitive maineen maineiden
maineitten
partitive mainetta maineita
illative maineeseen maineisiin
maineihin
singular plural
nominative maine maineet
accusative nom. maine maineet
gen. maineen
genitive maineen maineiden
maineitten
partitive mainetta maineita
inessive maineessa maineissa
elative maineesta maineista
illative maineeseen maineisiin
maineihin
adessive maineella maineilla
ablative maineelta maineilta
allative maineelle maineille
essive maineena maineina
translative maineeksi maineiksi
instructive mainein
abessive maineetta maineitta
comitative maineineen

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

maine

  1. Alternative form of mayn