hein

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Middle Dutch verb heinen (to physically demarcate lands), ultimately from pgm. *haginōn-, a verb derived from the pgm. noun *hag-, cognate with Dutch haag (hedge).

Noun[edit]

hein m (plural heinen, diminutive heintje n)

  1. physical demarcation between fields or yards, like a fence, wall or ditch
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hein m (plural heinen, diminutive heintje n)

  1. skinny person
  2. skinny horse
  3. personification of death
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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *heinä, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śaina-. Cognate with Lithuanian šienas, Proto-Slavic *sěno.

Noun[edit]

hein (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. hay

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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French[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hein

  1. huh, hey

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hem (eh?).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hein?

  1. (at the end of a sentence) huh? (used as a reinforcement of a question)
    Então, você gostou, hein?
    So, you like that, huh?
  2. (used by itself) what? (used when one didn’t hear or understand something)

Interjection[edit]

hein?!

  1. response to a statement that is unexpected or idiotic