EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps music +‎ -kin.

NounEdit

miskin (plural miskins)

  1. (obsolete, music) A little bagpipe.
    • 1593, Michael Drayton, "Pastorals II: The Second Eclogue" (1619 edition)[1]:
      Now would I tune my Miskins on this Greene,

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn).

AdjectiveEdit

miskin (comparative daha miskin, superlative ən miskin)

  1. wretched

Derived termsEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn).

AdjectiveEdit

miskin

  1. poor, needy, unfortunate, impoverished

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

miskin (feminine singular miskina, plural msieken, diminutive msejken)

  1. poor (inspiring pity)
    Synonym: povru

MaranaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay miskin, from Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn).

AdjectiveEdit

miskin

  1. poor, needy

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [miscin]
  • Hyphenation: mis‧kin

AdjectiveEdit

miskin (comparative daha miskin, superlative en miskin)

  1. idle; tending to sloth
  2. (obsolete) poor, unfortunate

See alsoEdit