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H4I1N1

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3 letters words from 'hin'

HIN 6 

2 letters words from 'hin'

HI 5IN 2

All 3 letters words made out of hin

hin ihn hni nhi inh nih

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Definitions and meaning of hin

hin

Etymology

From Middle English hin, from Latin hin, from Hebrew הִין‎, from Egyptian hnw (jar, unit of liquid volume):

Noun

hin (plural hins)

  1. (historical units of measure) A former Hebrew liquid measure of volume (about 3.8 L).
    • 1973, Bible (New International Version), Exodus 30:24:
      500 shekels of cassia — all according to the sanctuary shekel — and a hin of olive oil.
  2. (historical units of measure) An Ancient Egyptian liquid measure of volume (about 0.48 L).
    • 1997, Helaine Selin, Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures:
      The hin for liquids was subdivided dimidially down to 132 = 1 ro.
Meronyms
  • (Hebrew unit of measure): log (112 hin); cab, kab (13 hin); bath (6 hins); cor, kor, homer, chomer (60 hins)
  • (Egyptian unit of measure): ro (132 hin); khay (13 hin); hekat, heqat (10 hins); khar (100 hins, later 160 or 200 hins)

Translations

References

  • "Weights and Measures" at Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Anagrams

  • NHI, NIH, ihn

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hinn. The other Germanic has a similar, but phonologically distinct pronoun in the same function: Proto-Germanic *jainaz, cf. Esimbi ġeon, Old High German jēner, and Gothic 𐌾𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (jains).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈhiˀn], [hin]

Pronoun

hin c (neuter hint, plural hine)

  1. (archaic) that (distant in space or time)

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse hinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Pronoun

hin m or f (demonstrative)

  1. the other, that, the

Article

hin m or f (definite)

  1. the

Declension



French

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃/

Interjection

  1. (onomatopeia, colloquial) heh, ooh, hehe!

Garifuna

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /(h)ĩ/

Noun

hin

  1. fruit

Inflection


German

Etymology

From Old High German hina; compare hence.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɪn/

Adverb

hin

  1. (to) there; thither (archaic)

Adjective

hin (only predicative)

  1. (colloquial) on the fritz (out of order)
    Synonyms: hinüber, kaputt

See also

  • hin-
  • hin und wieder

Further reading

  • hin in Duden online

Icelandic

Pronoun

hin (demonstrative)

  1. that (female)

Declension

Article

hin (f)

  1. the (definite article)

Declension


Japanese

Romanization

hin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひん

Middle English

Pronoun

hin

  1. Alternative form of hine

References

  • “hine, (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 8 May 2018.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse hinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɪnː/ (example of pronunciation)

Pronoun

hin m (feminine hi, neuter hitt, plural hine)

  1. the other

References

  • “hin” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Pronoun

hin

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

Declension

Article

hin

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

Declension


Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse hinn.

The noun has been formed by ellipsis of phrases such as hin håle and hin onde.

Pronoun

hin

  1. (demonstrative, obsolete) other, the other one; that

Derived terms

  • hinsidan (the other side)
  • hinsides (on the other side)

Article

hin

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases, before an adjective) the (definite article)

Related terms

  • hin håken (the devil) (a euphemism for hin håle)
  • hin håle (the devil) (literally, “the hard one”)
  • hin onde (the devil) (literally, “the evil one”)

Noun

hin c

  1. the devil

References

  • Svensk etymologisk ordbok ("Swedish etymological dictionary")
  • hin in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)


West Frisian

Etymology

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

Noun

hin c (plural hinnen, diminutive hintsje)

  1. hen
  2. chicken meat

Further reading

  • “hin (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a Hebrew unit of liquid measure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)