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4 letters words from 'sain'

AINS 4ANIS 4
ISNA 4SAIN 4

3 letters words from 'sain'

AIN 3AIS 3
ANI 3INS 3
NAS 3NIS 3
SAI 3SAN 3
SIN 3 

2 letters words from 'sain'

AI 2AN 2
AS 2IN 2
IS 2NA 2
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sain

sain asin sian isan aisn iasn sani asni snai nsai ansi nasi sina isna snia nsia insa nisa ains ians anis nais inas nias

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Definitions and meaning of sain

sain

Etymology

From Middle English sainen, seinen, senen, sinen, signen, from Old English sēnian, seġnian, from Proto-Germanic *segnōną (to mark with a cross, bless), from Latin signō, from signum. Cognate with Dutch zegenen (to bless), German segnen (to bless), Irish séan (sign, omen) and Scottish Gaelic seun (a charm).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /seɪn/
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Verb

sain (third-person singular simple present sains, present participle saining, simple past and past participle sained)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make the sign of the cross on or over something or someone.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete except in Scots) To make the sign of the cross.
  3. (transitive, archaic) To bless, to keep from evil influence.
    • 1889, Edmund Doidge Anderson Morshead (transl.), Agamemnon, page 57 in The House of Atreus, 2nd edition,
      Far from my speech stands he who sains and saves.
    • 1983, Robert Nye, The Facts of Life:
      The child was sained then. Fir candles were lighted and whirled round the bed in which mother and infant lay.

References

Anagrams

  • ANSI, ASIN, ISNA, Isan, Nias, Sian, Sina, anis, as in, nasi, nasi', nias

Bavarian

Verb

sain

  1. (Sappada, Sauris, Timau) to be

References

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien.

Cebuano

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: sa‧in

Adverb

sain

  1. which

Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • zèinan, soin

Etymology

From Middle High German sein, sīn, from Old High German sīn (to be). Cognate with German sein.

Verb

sain

  1. (Thirteen Communities) to be

References

  • “sain” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Estonian

Verb

sain

  1. First-person singular past form of saama.

Finnish

Verb

sain

  1. First-person singular indicative past form of saada.

Anagrams

  • Sian, anis, nais, nais-, sian

French

Etymology

From Old French sain, from Latin sānus, from Proto-Indo-European *swā-n- (healthy; whole; active; vigorous).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛ̃/
  • Homophones: sains, saint, saints, sein, seing, seings, seins
  • Rhymes: -ɛ̃

Adjective

sain (feminine singular saine, masculine plural sains, feminine plural saines)

  1. healthy; in good health
  2. healthful; beneficial to health of body or mind.

Related terms

  • santé
  • sanitaire

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • anis, nais, nias

Middle English

Verb

sain

  1. Alternative form of seien

Old French

Etymology

From Latin sānus.

Adjective

sain m (oblique and nominative feminine singular saine)

  1. healthy; in good health

Descendants

  • French: sain

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin suīnus.

Noun

sain n (plural sainuri)

  1. (archaic) pork meat

See also

  • porc
  • carne

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Sursilvan) sein
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) sagn

Etymology

From Latin sinus (compare French sein, Italian seno, Romanian sân, Spanish seno).

Noun

sain m

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, anatomy) breast (of a woman)

Related terms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) pèz
  • (Sutsilvan) péz
  • (Puter, Vallader) pet

Scots

Etymology

From Middle English (whence also English sain), from Old English, from Latin. Cognate to Scottish Gaelic seun (a charm).

Verb

sain

  1. to bless or consecrate
  2. to make the sign of the cross, to genuflect

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sai̯n/

Noun

sain f (plural seiniau)

  1. sound

Derived terms

  • atsain (echo)
  • cytsain (consonant)
  • deusain (diphthong)
  • persain (symphony)

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

  • sein

Etymology

From Old Norse seinn, from Proto-Germanic *sainaz, *sainijaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sáɪ̯ːn/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -éɪ̯ːn

Adjective

sain (comparative sainan, superlative sainest)

  1. well late; arriving late; sluggish, tardy

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