See also: Zein and ʒɛ̃in

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin Zea (corn genus) +‎ -in

NounEdit

zein (countable and uncountable, plural zeins)

  1. A protein derived from corn/maize, having many industrial applications.

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *zeren, genitive of *zer. Doublet of zeren.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /s̻ei̯n/, [s̻ẽ̞ĩ̯n]

PronounEdit

zein

  1. (interrogative) what (in terms of a very specific item), who, which, which one

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ze-” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further readingEdit

  • zein” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • zein” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus