קיין

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quĕm, accusative of qui.

Pronoun[edit]

קיין ‎(Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling ken)

  1. who, whom
  2. whoever, whomever

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German nihein (compare German kein).

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

קיין ‎(keyn) ‎(negative indefinite article)

  1. (in negative sentences) a, an; any; no
    קיין ברידער האָט ער נישט.
    keyn brider hot er nisht.
    He has no brothers.
    אונדזער שוועסטער שמועסן ניט מיט קיין בחורים.
    undzer shvester shmuesn nit mit keyn bokhrem.
    Our sisters don't chat with any young men.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

קיין ‎(keyn)

  1. (followed by the name of a place) to