seinen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese.

Noun[edit]

seinen (uncountable)

  1. A class of manga written for an older male audience, generally 18-30 years old.

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sein.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seinen (past singular seinde, past participle geseind)

  1. to signal

Conjugation[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ̯nən/, [ˈzaɪ̯nən], [ˈzaɪ̯nn̩] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /zaɪ̯n/ (common, colloquial)
  • Homophone: sein (nonstandard)

Pronoun[edit]

seinen

  1. dative plural of sein
  2. accusative masculine singular of sein

Usage notes[edit]

  • In colloquial spoken German, the masculine nominative forms mein, dein, kein, etc may not be distinguished from the accusative forms meinen, deinen, keinen etc in adjectival use. The distinction is maintained in substantival use, i.e. without a following noun.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

seinen

  1. rōmaji reading of せいねん