See also: 'tain

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English tein, teyne; compare Icelandic teinn a twig.

NounEdit

tain ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Thin tin plate
  2. (obsolete) Tin foil for mirrors.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FinnishEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

tain

  1. The most posterior.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tain (Kotus type 36/sisin, mp-mm gradation)
nominative tain taimmat
genitive taimman taimpien
tainten
partitive tainta taimpia
illative taimpaan taimpiin
singular plural
nominative tain taimmat
accusative nom. tain taimmat
gen. taimman
genitive taimman taimpien
tainten
taimpainrare
partitive tainta taimpia
inessive taimmassa taimmissa
elative taimmasta taimmista
illative taimpaan taimpiin
adessive taimmalla taimmilla
ablative taimmalta taimmilta
allative taimmalle taimmille
essive taimpana taimpina
translative taimmaksi taimmiksi
instructive taimmin
abessive taimmatta taimmitta
comitative taimpine

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of étain ‎(tin).

NounEdit

tain m ‎(plural tains)

  1. silvering
  2. aluminium foil

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North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian tiān or Low German teihn. Compare West Frisian tsien.

NumeralEdit

tain

  1. (Heligoland, cardinal) ten
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