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4 letters words from 'mina'

AMIN 6MAIN 6
MANI 6MINA 6

3 letters words from 'mina'

AIM 5AIN 3
AMI 5ANI 3
MAN 5MNA 5
NAM 5NIM 5

2 letters words from 'mina'

AI 2AM 4
AN 2IN 2
MA 4MI 4
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of mina

mina imna mnia nmia inma nima mian iman main amin iamn aimn mnai nmai mani amni nami anmi inam niam ianm ainm naim anim

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Definitions and meaning of mina

mina

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Hindi मैना (mainā)/Urdu مینا(mainā), from Sanskrit मदन (madana).

Noun

mina (plural minas)

  1. Alternative spelling of myna
Translations

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin mina, from Ancient Greek μνᾶ (mnâ, mna). Compare maneh, from Biblical Hebrew מָנֶה(māne), as well as maund.

Noun

mina (plural minas or minae)

  1. (historical) A monetary unit of ancient Greece and the Middle East, originally equivalent to the weight of a mina of silver. [From 15th C.]
    • 1989, C. D. C Reeve, Socrates in the Apology: An Essay on Plato′s Apology of Socrates, page 174,
      What then of the actual fine of thirty minae Socrates proposes? Thirty minae was a large sum, “the equivalent of approximately eight-and-one-half years′ wages," according to one recent estimate (Brickhouse and Smith 1988, 227); enough to buy a library of three thousand philosophy books, if the price of Anaxogoras′ book is any guide (26d6-e2).
  2. (historical) A unit of weight of varying value used in the ancient Middle East, especially Babylonia, Mesopotamia and Egypt; also an ancient Greek measure of weight equivalent to 1/60th of a talent. [From 16th C.]
    • 1999, Andrew George, translating Gilgamesh, VI:
      Thirty minas of lapis lazuli in a solid block, two minas each their rims, six kor of oil, the capacity of both.
Translations

References

  • mina in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • “mina” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

Anagrams

  • Amin, Iman, Main, Mani, Mian, NAMI, NIMA, Naim, amin, iman, main, mani

A-Pucikwar

Etymology

From Proto-Great Andamanese *muən

Noun

mina

  1. brains
  2. dirt
  3. matter
  4. pus

References

  • Juliette Blevins, Linguistic clues to Andamanese pre-history: Understanding the North-South divide, pg. 21 (2009)

Asturian

Noun

mina f (plural mines)

  1. mine (e.g. diamond mine)
  2. mine (explosive)
  3. lead (of pencil)

Derived terms

  • mineru

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin mina.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈmi.nə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmi.na/

Noun

mina f (plural mines)

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)
  2. mine (device intended to explode when stepped on)
  3. lead (of a pencil)

Related terms

Further reading

  • “mina” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish mina.

Noun

mina

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)

Chickasaw

Adverb

mina

  1. always
  2. habitually

Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiːna/
  • Rhymes: -iːna

Verb

mīna

  1. (transitive) to shoot arrows, to pierce something

Synonyms

  • ixili

Crimean Tatar

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine.

Noun

mina

  1. mine (explosive device)

Etymology 2

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

Noun

mina

  1. enamel, painting
Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪna]

Noun

mina f

  1. (explosive): mine

Derived terms

  • minové pole
  • podminovat
  • zaminovat

Further reading

  • mina in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • mina in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Ese

Noun

mina

  1. size

Estonian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *minä, from Proto-Uralic *minä.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈminɑ/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na

Pronoun

mina (genitive minu, partitive mind)

  1. (personal) I (1st person singular personal pronoun)

Usage notes

  • Used stressed in a sentence; when the pronoun is unstressed, ma is used.

Declension

Synonyms

  • ma

Fanagalo

Etymology

From Zulu mina.

Pronoun

mina

  1. I, me; first-person singular pronoun.

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈminɑ/, [ˈminɑ]
  • Rhymes: -inɑ
  • Syllabification: mi‧na

Noun

mina

  1. (slang) minute

Declension

Synonyms

  • minuutti

Anagrams

  • main, mani, nami

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mi.na/
  • Homophones: minas, minât

Verb

mina

  1. third-person singular past historic of miner

Anagrams

  • main

Galician

Etymology

From Late Latin mina, from Gaulish *mēnā (ore, mine).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈminɐ]

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine
  2. barrow

References

  • “mina” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “mina” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “mina” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *minat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.na/, [ˈminə]

Verb

mina

  1. to regret, be sorry, deplore; to grieve for something that is lost
  2. to prize greatly, value greatly, especially of something in danger of being lost

References

  • “mina” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmina]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na

Etymology 1

From English myna, from Hindi मैना (mainā)/Urdu مینا(mainā), from Sanskrit मदन (madana).

Noun

mina (plural, first-person possessive minaku, second-person possessive minamu, third-person possessive minanya)

  1. myna (Sturnidae).
    Synonyms: beo, jalak

Etymology 2

From Sanskrit मीन (mīna).

Noun

mina (plural, first-person possessive minaku, second-person possessive minamu, third-person possessive minanya)

  1. fish.
    Synonym: ikan

Compounds

Etymology 3

From Arabic مِينَاء(mīnāʾ, port, harbour).

Noun

mina (plural, first-person possessive minaku, second-person possessive minamu, third-person possessive minanya)

  1. port, harbor.
    Synonym: pelabuhan

Further reading

  • “mina” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology

From Late Latin mina, from Gaulish [Term?], from Proto-Celtic *mēnis (ore, metal).

Noun

mina f (plural mine)

  1. mine, land mine
  2. lead in pencils
  3. mine which produces ore

Related terms

  • minare
  • minerale
  • miniera

Anagrams

  • amni, iman, mani

Jamamadí

Noun

mina

  1. (Banawá) morning

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Japanese

Romanization

mina

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みな

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek μνᾶ (mnâ).

Noun

mina f (genitive minae); first declension

  1. A Greek weight equal to 100 drachmas
  2. A Greek silver coin equal to 100 drachmas

Declension

First-declension noun.

References

  • mina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mina in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • mina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mina in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Latvian

Verb

mina

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of mīt
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of mīt

Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *minä.

Pronoun

mina

  1. I

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *minat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.na/

Noun

mina

  1. desire; wish
  2. aspiration
  3. longing
  4. appetite

Verb

mina

  1. to desire
  2. to feel an inclination
  3. to wish
  4. to have a craving for

References

  • “mina” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.



Miskito

Noun

mina

  1. foot

Northern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Nguni *miná.

Pronoun

miná

  1. I, me; first-person singular absolute pronoun.

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • minen

Noun

mina m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of mine

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²miːnɑ/

Etymology 1

From mine.

Alternative forms

  • mine

Verb

mina (present tense minar/miner, past tense mina/minte, past participle mina/mint, passive infinitive minast, present participle minande, imperative min)

  1. to mine

Etymology 2

Noun

mina f

  1. definite singular of mine

References

  • “mina” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *mīna or Vulgar Latin *mēna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [miˈnɔ]

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine

Phuthi

Verb

-mina

  1. to roll up, to fold up

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Pitjantjatjara

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪnɐ]

Etymology 1

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

mina

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. waterhole

Synonyms

  • kapi
  • kumpuli

Etymology 2

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

mina

  1. nest

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʲi.na/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine, from Late Latin mina, from Gaulish *mēnā (ore, mine).

Noun

mina f

  1. mine (exploding device)
Declension

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French mine, from Breton min (beak, muzzle).

Noun

mina f (diminutive minka)

  1. face, facial expression
Declension

Further reading

  • mina in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mina in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmi.nɐ/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na

Etymology 1

From Late Latin mina, from Gaulish *mēnā (ore, mine).

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine (place from which ore is extracted)
  2. (figurative) fount
  3. mine (explosive)
Derived terms
  • (place): Minas Gerais
  • (explosive): mina terrestre
Related terms
  • minar, minerar, mineiro, mineração

Etymology 2

Either borrowed from Lunfardo or a short form of menina.

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. (slang, Brazil) girl, gal

Pukapukan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *minat.

Verb

mina

  1. to like, love; be fond of, delight in
    Ko mina au i te tupu o te tamāwine ia.
    I love that girl's face.
    Antonym: veia
  2. to favour, prefer
    Na mina au i te manatunga a te tama ia.
    I prefer that man's suggestion.

Related terms

  • minangia
  • mōuli
  • manako

Further reading

  • Te Pukamuna | Pukapuka Dictionary

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /míːna/

Noun

mȋna f

  1. mine (exploding device)

Inflection

Further reading

  • mina”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmina/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine.

Noun

mina f

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)
  2. mine (device intended to explode when stepped on)
  3. lead (of a pencil)

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Lunfardo, probably a contraction of Galician meniña (girl).

Noun

mina f (masculine mino, masculine plural minos)

  1. (Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, colloquial) woman
  2. (Argentina, slang) prostitute

Etymology 3

Verb

mina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of minar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of minar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of minar.

Further reading

  • “mina” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • Pronoun: IPA(key): /ˈmiːˌna/
  • Noun: IPA(key): /ˈmiː.na/

Pronoun

mina

  1. (possessive) Plural of min

Declension

Noun

mina c

  1. mine; a device intended to explode when stepped upon, touched, or in proximity to a ship or vehicle.

Declension


Tetum

Etymology

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *miñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *miñak.

Noun

mina

  1. oil (Petroleum-based liquid)

Tsonga

Pronoun

mina

  1. I, me; first-person singular pronoun.

Warlpiri

Noun

mina

  1. nest

Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Nguni *miná.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /miːná/

Pronoun

miná

  1. I, me; first-person singular absolute pronoun.

Inflection

References

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “mina”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “mina (6.3)”

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an ancient unit of weight and value.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)