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3 letters words from 'ain'

AIN 3ANI 3

2 letters words from 'ain'

AI 2AN 2
IN 2NA 2

All 3 letters words made out of ain

ain ian ani nai ina nia

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Definitions and meaning of ain

ain

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • äin

Etymology

From Middle High German ein, from Old High German ain, from Proto-West Germanic *ain, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz. Cognate with German ein, Dutch een, English one, an, Swedish en.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æin/

Numeral

ain m (feminine ai, neuter ais)

  1. one

Biem

Noun

ain

  1. woman

Further reading

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976)

Finnish

Noun

ain

  1. Instructive plural form of aa.

Adverb

ain

  1. (poetic) Synonym of aina

Anagrams

  • ani, nai

Gothic

Romanization

ain

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽

Inari Sami

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb

ain

  1. always
  2. still

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Ingrian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *aina. Cognates with Estonian aina and Finnish aina.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ai̯n/

Adverb

ain

  1. always, on and on

References

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[2]

Italian

Alternative forms

  • ayin, ayn

Etymology

Romanization of Arabic عَيْن(ʿayn), from Proto-Semitic *ʿayn- (eye).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈajn/
  • Hyphenation: àin

Noun

ain m or f (invariable)

  1. ayin
    1. The name of the Arabic-script letter ع‎
    2. The name of the Hebrew-script letter ע
    3. The name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤏
    4. The name of the Syriac-script letter ܥ

References

  • ain in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Malay

Etymology

From Arabic عَيْن(ʿayn), from Proto-Semitic *ʿayn-, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ʿayVn-.

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /aen/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /aɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aen, -en

Noun

ain (Jawi spelling عين‎, plural ain-ain, informal 1st possessive ainku, impolite 2nd possessive ainmu, 3rd possessive ainnya)

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ)

Synonyms

  • (organ): mata / مات

Manx

Pronoun

ain

  1. first-person plural of ec (at us)
  2. (idiomatically) our

Norman

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

ain m (plural ains)

  1. (Jersey) fishhook

Synonyms

  • cro

Northern Sami

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Lule Sami ájn.

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈajn/

Adverb

ain

  1. still
  2. even
  3. yet

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old High German

Numeral

ain

  1. (Alemannic) Alternative form of ein

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /anʲ/

Verb

·ain

  1. third-person singular future/present subjunctive conjunct of aingid

Related terms

  • anais (absolute)

Verb

ain

  1. second-person singular imperative of aingid

Mutation


Pohnpeian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɐjin/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English iron, from Middle English iren, a rhotacism of Old English īsern, īsærn, īren, īsen, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Gaulish īsarno-, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēsh₂r̥no- (bloody, red), from *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

Noun

ain

  1. flatiron, clothes iron

Verb

ain

  1. (intransitive) (neutral) to iron

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English irons.

Noun

ain

  1. handcuffs, shackles, irons
    Polis kin doadoahngki ain.
    Policemen use handcuffs.

Scots

Alternative forms

  • ayn
  • awn, awin (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English aȝen, from Old English āgen, ǣġen (one's own), or possibly from Old Norse eiginn (own), from Proto-Germanic *aiganaz (own). More at own.

Determiner

ain

  1. Belonging to, or on behalf of, a specified person (especially oneself); own.

Synonyms

  • nain (Shetland)

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English iron.

Noun

ain

  1. iron; steel

Yucatec Maya

Noun

ain

  1. Obsolete spelling of áayin

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a Hebrew letter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)