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FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

nain

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of naida.
  2. First-person singular indicative past form of naida.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French nain, from Latin nānus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

nain m (plural nains, feminine naine)

  1. dwarf
  2. gnome (decorative, in a garden)

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IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *nainen.

NounEdit

nain (genitive naizen, partitive naista)

  1. woman

DeclensionEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nain

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ナイン

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French nain.

NounEdit

nain m (plural nains)

  1. dwarf

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • naim (Thomas d'Angleterre)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nānus.

NounEdit

nain m (oblique plural nainz, nominative singular nainz, nominative plural nain)

  1. dwarf (mythical being)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Nains!", fet ele, "leisse m'aler!
      A cel chevalier vuel parler
      "Dwarf!" Said she "let me pass"
      It's to the knight that I wish to talk
  2. midget

ScotsEdit

PronounEdit

nain

  1. none

AdjectiveEdit

nain (comparative mair nain, superlative maist nain)

  1. (Shetland) own
    He was my nain bairn.

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English nine.

NumeralEdit

nain

  1. nine

Usage notesEdit

Used when counting; see also nainpela.


VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *nainen.

NounEdit

nain (genitive naizõõ, partitive naissa)

  1. woman

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "nain" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

WelshEdit

NounEdit

nain f (plural neiniau)

  1. grandmother

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