See also: NIN, Nin, nín, ñin, nǐn, and -nin

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably derived from Welsh nain (grandmother), but see also Proto-Celtic *nana (grandmother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɪn/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

NounEdit

nin (plural nins)

  1. (dialect, Liverpudlian) Affectionate name for a grandmother.

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AbinomnEdit

NounEdit

nin

  1. food

Alemannic GermanEdit

cardinal number
9 Previous: acht
Next: zää

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German niun, from Old High German niun, from Proto-Germanic *newun. Cognate with German neun, Dutch negen, English nine, Icelandic níu.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

nin

  1. (Alsatian) nine

AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nin

  1. neither, nor, (not) either

InterjectionEdit

nin

  1. right? (used as a kind of tag question)

Bikol CentralEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

nin

  1. (formal, Naga) of (expressing possession)
    Synonym: ki

See alsoEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nin m (plural nins, feminine nina)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of nen

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Esperanto first person plural pronoun ni + accusative/objective case ending -n.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nin

  1. accusative of ni

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese nen, nin, from Latin nec (nor; and not). Akin to Portuguese nem.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nin

  1. nor
  2. neither

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

nin

  1. not even

ReferencesEdit

  • nin” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • nin” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • nin” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • nin” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • nin” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nin

  1. in

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of にん

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nin (nin5 / nin0, Zhuyin ˙ㄋㄧㄣ)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nín.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of nǐn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle EnglishEdit

NumeralEdit

nin

  1. Alternative form of nyne

SomaliEdit

NounEdit

nin ?

  1. man

SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

nin

  1. Romanization of 𒎏 (nin)

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

nin (nominative plural nins)

  1. contents

DeclensionEdit