See also: Rin, Rín, -rin, and rin-

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rinnen, from Old English rinnan (to run), from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (to run). More at run.

VerbEdit

rin (third-person singular simple present rins, present participle rinning, simple past ran, past participle run)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, dialectal) To run.
    • 1836, Allan Cunningham, Lord Roldan, Volume 1, John Macrone, page 314,
      "Besides," he continued, "I'm no sure that I'm right in rinningrinning! I'm no rinning , I'm ganging; weel then I'm no sure that I'm right doing a witch's errand, whether rinning or ganging, sae I'se stand still and consider it. [] ."
    • a. 1846, John Imlah, Where Gadie rins, 1876, James Grant Wilson (editor), The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, Volume II, Harper & Brothers, page 211,
      O! gin I were where Gadie[the name of a rivulet] rins,
    • 1879, I. T. Tregellas [John Tabois Tregellas], Peeps Into the Haunts and Homes of the Rural Population of Cornwall, Netherton & Worth (Truro), Houlston & Sons (London), page 3,
      I had a servant who had lived all his life-time within four miles of Plymouth, who told me of a circumstance which occurred to his mother, thus:— "Mawther ben out gatherin' nits, and when she kimbed hum she went to shet the shetters , and then she seed a man rin out of the dewr weth three spewns weth un, what he had stould, and away he rinned, and my mawther rinned arter un. 'Twas as fine a mewnlight night as cud be seed tew (too); an she cud see un stright on afore her; and hallowed tew she ded as lang as ever her wind beered up, and rinned and rinned; at laest she rinned un out of sight, and never goat the spewns she dedn't"

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Japanese (りん) (rin).

NounEdit

rin (plural rin)

  1. A coin worth 11000 of a Japanese yen, no longer in circulation.

AnagramsEdit


ArigidiEdit

PronounEdit

rin

  1. you, second person singular pronoun, as object

ReferencesEdit

  • B. Oshodi, The HTS (High Tone Syllable) in Arigidi: An Introduction, in the Nordic Journal of African Studies 20(4): 263–275 (2011)

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

rin

  1. accusative of ri

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

rin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of りん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of リン

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian rein. Cognates include West Frisian rein.

NounEdit

rin m

  1. (Mooring and Föhr-Amrum dialects) rain
    en smitjenen rin
    heavy rain
    Det liket efter rin.
    It looks like rain.

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rin (third-person singular present rins, present participle rinnin, past run, past participle run)

  1. (South Scots) to run
    • 1788, Burns, Robert, “Auld Lang Syne”:
      We twa hae run about the braes, / and pou'd the gowans fine;
      We two have run about the braes, / and picked the daisies fine;

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

rin m (plural rines)

  1. rim (of wheel)

TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

rin

  1. too, also
  2. likewise

AdjectiveEdit

rin

  1. same

Usage notesEdit

This form is mainly used after words ending in a vowel, while din is used following words that end in a consonant. The distinction is not always made, however.


WelshEdit

NounEdit

rin

  1. Soft mutation of rhin.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhin rin unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West FrisianEdit

VerbEdit

rin

  1. run
  2. walk

WestrobothnianEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /²rinː/, /²reɪ̯nː/

VerbEdit

rin

  1. Alternative spelling of rinn

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

rin

  1. Contraction of ri n (he rides).

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *triːlᴬ (stone); Cognate with Thai หิน (hǐn), Lao ຫີນ (hīn), ᦠᦲᧃ (ḣiin), Shan ႁိၼ် (hǐn), Tai Nüa ᥞᥤᥢᥴ (hín), Ahom 𑜍𑜢𑜃𑜫 (rin), Saek หรี่น.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rin (Sawndip forms 𬒞 or 𰧄 or 𮀡 or or 𮀙 or ⿰石土 or ⿱石心 or or or ⿰石忍 or 𡊵 or ⿵门石 or or or or ⿱火䡛 or or 𮀝 or or or , old orthography rin)

  1. stone; rock