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INN 3 

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Definitions and meaning of inn

inn

Etymology

From Middle English in, inn, from Old English inn (a dwelling, house, chamber, lodging); akin to Icelandic inni (a dwelling place, home, abode), Faroese inni (home).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭn, IPA(key): /ɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn
  • Homophone: in

Noun

inn (plural inns)

  1. Any establishment where travellers can procure lodging, food, and drink.
  2. A tavern.
  3. One of the colleges (societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers.
  4. (Britain, dated) The town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person.
  5. (obsolete) A place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Synonyms

  • (pub): See also Thesaurus:pub
  • (lodging place): See also Thesaurus:lodging place

Derived terms

  • coaching inn
  • New Inn
  • Tram Inn

Translations

Verb

inn (third-person singular simple present inns, present participle inning, simple past and past participle inned)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To house; to lodge.
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  2. (obsolete, intransitive) To take lodging; to lodge.

See also

Anagrams

  • NIN, NNI, Nin, nin

Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • in (preposition) (Luserna)

Etymology

From Middle High German in, from Old High German in, from Proto-Germanic *in. Cognate with German in, English in. The sense “east” may be reinforced by or a semantic loan from Venetian: vago dentro a Axiago (I go east to Asiago, literally I go inward to Asiago).

Preposition

inn

  1. (Sette Comuni, + dative) in

Derived terms

  • deninn

Adverb

inn

  1. (Sette Comuni, Luserna) inside
  2. (Sette Comuni) east

References

  • “inn” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

German

Preposition

inn

  1. Obsolete spelling of in

Gothic

Romanization

inn

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌽𐌽

Icelandic

Adverb

inn

  1. in, inside

Derived terms


Mauritian Creole

Etymology

Contraction of finn, from French finir (finish).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /in/

Verb

inn (medial form inn)

  1. (auxiliary) Used to indicate present perfect tense or past tense.

Related terms

  • ti finn
  • fini

Middle English

Noun

inn

  1. Alternative form of in (inn)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse inn

Adverb

inn

  1. inside, in (indicating movement into)
  2. in, into

Derived terms


References

  • “inn” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse inn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnː/

Adverb

inn

  1. inside, in (indicating movement into)
  2. in, into

Derived terms


References

  • “inn” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /inn/, [in]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *inn.

Adverb

inn

  1. in (with allative direction)
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "On the Festival of St. Peter the Apostle"
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, Matthew 25:35
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, Matthew 7:13
Antonyms
  • ūt
Related terms
  • inne

Etymology 2

Probably from inne (in, inside).

Noun

inn n

  1. inn
Related terms
  • innian

Old Norse

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *inn (in, into).

Adverb

inn (comparative innarr, superlative innstr)

  1. in, into

Related terms

  • í
  • innan
  • inni

References

  • inn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *jainaz (that over there, yon). Cognate with Old English ġeon, Old Frisian jen, jena, Old High German jēner, Gothic 𐌾𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (jains).

Alternative forms

  • enn, hinn

Article

inn (feminine in, neuter it)

  1. the (definite article)
Usage notes

The article is often used enclitically, at the end of the noun. This later developed into the definite forms of the noun.

Declension

References

  • inn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Skolt Sami

Etymology

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Noun

inn

  1. night

Inflection

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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to stay at a public lodging house.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)