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seining for salmon

EtymologyEdit

Old English seġne, from West Proto-Germanic *sagīna, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet), of unknown origin.

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seine (plural seines)

  1. A long net having floats attached at the top and sinkers (weights) at the bottom, used in shallow water for catching fish.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 169:
      They were too busy hauling at ropes, collectively drawing a large seine across the bay before them – and singing their hearts out.

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seine (third-person singular simple present seines, present participle seining, simple past and past participle seined)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use a seine, to fish with a seine.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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seine

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of seinen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).

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NounEdit

seine f (plural seines)

  1. seine (for fishing)

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seine

  1. inflection of seiner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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PronounEdit

seine f sg or pl

  1. inflection of seiner:
    1. feminine singular
    2. plural

DeterminerEdit

seine f sg or pl

  1. inflection of sein:
    1. nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

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seine

  1. Alternative form of seien

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet).

NounEdit

seine f (plural seines)

  1. (Jersey, fishing) dragnet

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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seine

  1. definite singular of sein
  2. plural of sein

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seine

  1. definite singular of sein
  2. plural of sein

West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

seine c (plural seinen)

  1. blessing
Further readingEdit
  • seine (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

seine c (plural seinen, diminutive seintsje)

  1. scythe
Further readingEdit
  • seine (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 3Edit

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VerbEdit

seine

  1. to signal
InflectionEdit
Weak class 1
infinitive seine
3rd singular past seinde
past participle seind
infinitive seine
long infinitive seinen
gerund seinen n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular sein seinde
2nd singular seinst seindest
3rd singular seint seinde
plural seine seinden
imperative sein
participles seinend seind
Further readingEdit
  • seine (IV)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011