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EnglishEdit

 
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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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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

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seine

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of seinen

FrenchEdit

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

seine

  1. nominative feminine singular of sein
  2. nominative plural of sein
  3. accusative feminine singular of sein
  4. accusative plural of sein

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

seine

  1. singular definite of sein
  2. plural of sein

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seine

  1. singular definite of sein
  2. plural of sein



West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

seine c (plural seinen)

  1. blessing

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

seine c (plural seinen)

  1. scythe