din

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English dyne, from Proto-Germanic *duniz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwen-. Akin to Old Norse dynr, Sanskrit ध्वनति (dhvanati, to make a noise, to roar).

Noun[edit]

din (plural dins)

  1. A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
    • So many faces Clive had not seen by daylight, and looking terrible, like cadavers jerked upright to welcome the newly dead. Invigorated by this jolt of misanthropy, he moved sleekly through the din - Amsterdam by Ian McEwen
    • 1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 7, The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      The patter of feet, and clatter of strap and swivel, seemed to swell into a bewildering din, but they were almost upon the fielato offices, where the carretera entered the town, before a rifle flashed.
    • Shakespeare
      Think you a little din can daunt mine ears?
    • Sir Walter Scott
      He knew the battle's din afar.
    • Tennyson
      the dust and din and steam of town
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English dynnan, from Proto-Germanic *dunją, from the same stem as Etymology 1, above.

Verb[edit]

din (third-person singular simple present dins, present participle dinning, simple past and past participle dinned)

  1. (obsolete) To be filled with sound; to resound.
  2. (transitive) To assail with loud noise.
  3. (transitive) To repeat continuously, as though to the point of deafening or exhausting somebody.
    • Jonathan Swift
      This hath been often dinned in my ears.
    2003, His mother had dinned The Whole Duty of Man into him in early childhood — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 183)
  4. (intransitive) To make a din.

Anagrams[edit]


Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic дин
Roman din
Perso-Arabic دین

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic دين (dīn).

Noun[edit]

din (definite accusative dini, plural dinlər)

  1. religion (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death)

Declension[edit]


Breton[edit]

Prepositional pronoun[edit]

din

  1. first-person singular form of da

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þínn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz (your).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diːn/, [d̥iːˀn]

Pronoun[edit]

din (neuter dit, plural dine)

  1. your, thy (singular; one owner)
  2. yours, thine (singular; one owner)

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

din

  1. third-person plural present indicative of dicir

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay din, from Arabic دين (dīn).

Noun[edit]

din

  1. religion (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death)

Kiput[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-North Sarawak *daqan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daqan.

Noun[edit]

din

  1. branch

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew דִּין (din).

Noun[edit]

din m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling דין)

  1. religious law

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

din

  1. rafsi of jdini.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic دين (dīn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

din

  1. religion (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death)

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذي (ḏī), plus accusative case ending اً (-an)

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

din f

  1. feminine form of dan

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þinn.

Pronoun[edit]

din m (feminine di, neuter ditt, plural dine)

  1. your, yours

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

din m (feminine di, neuter ditt, plural dine)

  1. your, yours

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Occitan[edit]

Preposition[edit]

din

  1. inside; alternative form of dins.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, whence also Old English þīn, Old Norse þínn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dīn

  1. your (singular)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From de + în.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

din (+accusative)

  1. on, on top of
  2. from, out of

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish þīn, from Old Norse þínn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

din

  1. definite singular of di

Pronoun[edit]

din c (neuter ditt, plural dina)

  1. your, yours; of one thing in the common gender (speaking to one person)

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic دين (dīn).

Noun[edit]

din (definite accusative dini, plural dinler)

  1. (religion) System of beliefs dealing with soul, deity or life after death.

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]


Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic дин
Roman din
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic دين (dīn).

Noun[edit]

din (plural dinlar)

  1. religion (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death)

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Ding.

Noun[edit]

din (plural dins)

  1. thing

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

din f

  1. Mutated form of tin.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tin din nhin thin