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Ain

Ain

See also: ain, áin, aiŋ, -ain, a in, ain', and ain-

English

Proper noun

Ain

  1. One of the départements of Rhône-Alpes, France (INSEE code 01)
  2. A river in France which flows from the Jura Mountains into the Rhône River.

Translations


Estonian

Proper noun

Ain

  1. A male given name, variant of Hendrik (Henry).

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃/

Proper noun

Ain

  1. Ain

Derived terms

  • ainois
  • Ainois

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowing from French Ain.

Proper noun

Ain m

  1. Ain (a department of France)

ain

ain

See also: Ain, áin, aiŋ, -ain, a in, ain', and ain-

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • äin

Numeral

ain m

  1. (cardinal) one

See also

  • ai (feminine)
  • ais (neuter)

Biem

Noun

ain

  1. woman

References

  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976)
  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia (1988)

Finnish

Noun

ain

  1. Instructive plural form of aa.

Gothic

Romanization

ain

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽

Inari Sami

Adverb

ain

  1. always
  2. still

Malay

ain

Etymology

From Arabic عَيْن (ʿayn), from Proto-Semitic *ʿayn-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ʿayVn-.

Pronunciation

Noun

ain (Jawi spelling عين)

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ)

Synonyms


Manx

Pronoun

ain

  1. first-person plural of ec (at us)
  2. (idiomatically) our

Norman

Noun

ain m (plural ains)

  1. (Jersey) fishhook

Synonyms


Northern Sami

Adverb

ain

  1. still
  2. even
  3. yet

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /anʲ/

Verb

·ain

  1. third-person singular future / present subjunctive conjunct of aingid

Related terms

Verb

ain

  1. second-person singular imperative of aingid

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ain unchanged n-ain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Pohnpeian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɐin/

Etymology 1

Borrowing from English iron, from Middle English iren, a rhotacism of Old English īsern, īsærn, īren, īsen, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Gaulish īsarno-, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēsh₂r̥no- (bloody, red), from *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

Noun

ain

  1. flatiron, clothes iron

Verb

ain

  1. (intransitive) (neutral) to iron

Etymology 2

Borrowing from English irons

Noun

ain

  1. handcuffs, shackles, irons
    Polis kin doadoahngki ain.
    Policemen use handcuffs.

Scots

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle English aȝen, from Old English āgen, ǣġen (one's own), or possibly from Old Norse eiginn (own). More at own.

Adjective

ain

  1. Belonging to, or on behalf of, a specified person (especially oneself); own.
    Ma ain dear sister ― My own dear sister