nain

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See also: näin and ŋăĭn

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

nain

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin nānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nain m (plural nains, feminine naine)

  1. dwarf

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Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nain (genitive naizen, partitive naista)

  1. woman

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nānus

Noun[edit]

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

  1. dwarf (mythical being)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Nains!", fet ele, "leisse m'aler!
      A cel chevalier vuel parler[.]
      "Dwarf!" Said she "let me pass"
      It's to the knight that I wish to talk
  2. midget

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English nine.

Numeral[edit]

nain

  1. nine

Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also nainpela.


Votic[edit]

Noun[edit]

nain (genitive naizõ, partitive naissa)

  1. woman

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

nain f (plural neiniau)

  1. grandmother

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