peine

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See also: peiné, péine, and -péine

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French peine, from Latin poena, from Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ, penalty, fine, bloodmoney).

Noun[edit]

peine (plural peines)

  1. (law) Pain or punishment.

Usage notes[edit]

This is only used in common law legal contexts, as part of Law French, most often in the phrase peine forte et dure (strong and hard pain).

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

peine m (plural peines)

  1. Alternative form of peñe

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin poena, from Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ, penalty, fine, bloodmoney).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peine f (plural peines)

  1. pain
  2. effort, trouble
  3. sorrow

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin poena, from Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

peine f (oblique plural peines, nominative singular peine, nominative plural peines)

  1. pain; suffering

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pecten, pectinis.

Noun[edit]

peine m (plural peines)

  1. comb

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Verb[edit]

peine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of peinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of peinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of peinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of peinar.