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4 letters words from 'nain'

NAIN 4 

3 letters words from 'nain'

AIN 3ANI 3
ANN 3INN 3
NAN 3 

2 letters words from 'nain'

AI 2AN 2
IN 2NA 2

All 4 letters words made out of nain

nain anin nian inan ainn iann nani anni nnai nnai anni nani nina inna nnia nnia inna nina ainn iann anin nain inan nian

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Definitions and meaning of nain

nain

Atong (India)

Etymology

From English nine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /najn/

Numeral

nain (Bengali script নায়্ন or নাইন)

  1. nine

Synonyms

  • chykhyw
  • no

References

  • van Breugel, Seino. 2015. Atong-English dictionary, second edition. Available online: https://www.academia.edu/487044/Atong_English_Dictionary. Stated in Appendix 2.

Finnish

Verb

nain

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of naida.
  2. First-person singular indicative past form of naida.

Anagrams

  • Anni, Nina

French

Etymology

From Old French nain, from Latin nānus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɛ̃/

Adjective

nain (feminine singular naine, masculine plural nains, feminine plural naines)

  1. dwarf
    Hypernym: petit
    Antonym: géant

Derived terms

Related terms

  • nanifier
  • nanisme
  • nano-

Noun

nain m (plural nains, feminine naine)

  1. dwarf
    Antonym: géant
  2. gnome (decorative, in a garden)

Related terms

  • nanomaniaque

See also

  • pygmée m

Further reading

  • “nain” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • Nina

Ingrian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *nainen. Cognates include Finnish nainen and Estonian naine.

Pronunciation

  • (Ala-Laukaa, Soikkola, Ylä-Laukaa) IPA(key): /nɑi̯n/
    • (Pärspää) IPA(key): /ˈnɑi̯ne/ (phonemic spelling: naine)
  • Hyphenation: nain

Noun

nain (genitive naisen, partitive naista)

  1. woman
  2. married woman

Declension

Derived terms

References

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 51
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 334
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[2], page 134
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 73

Japanese

Romanization

nain

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ナイン

Middle French

Alternative forms

  • nayn

Etymology

From Old French nain, from Latin nānus, borrowed from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos), of onomatopoeic origins.

Noun

nain m (plural nains)

  1. dwarf

Descendants

  • French: nain

Old French

Alternative forms

  • naim (Thomas d'Angleterre)

Etymology

From Latin nānus, borrowed from Ancient Greek νᾶνος (nânos), of onomatopoeic origins.

Noun

nain m (oblique plural nainz, nominative singular nainz, nominative plural nain)

  1. dwarf (mythical being)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
  2. midget

Descendants

  • Middle French: nain
    • French: nain

Scots

Etymology 1

From the prothetic n- +‎ ain, from the wrong division of mine ain as my nain.

Adjective

nain (comparative mair nain, superlative maist nain)

  1. (Shetland) own
Synonyms
  • ain

Etymology 2

Pronoun

nain

  1. Alternative spelling of nane

References


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English nine.

Numeral

nain

  1. nine

Usage notes

Used when counting; see also nainpela.


Votic

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *nainen.

Noun

nain (genitive naizõõ, partitive naissa)

  1. woman

Inflection

References

  • "nain" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nai̯n/

Noun

nain f (plural neiniau)

  1. (North Wales) grandmother
    Synonym: mam-gu

Mutation

Usage notes

Some, especially northern, dialects employ a non-standard aspirate mutation of nain to nhain. In practice, this only occurs after the determiner ei (her). See also mam to mham for a similar example.

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “nain”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) one's own.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)