Lein

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See also: lein, LEIN, and -lein

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German līna.

Noun[edit]

Lein f

  1. (Moselle Franconian) rope of minor to medium thickness; cord

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German līn, from Old High German līn, from Proto-Germanic *līną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lein m (genitive Leines or Leins, plural Leine)

  1. linen
  2. flax

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Lein” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lein m (plural Lein)

  1. linen
  2. flax

Noun[edit]

Lein f (plural Leine)

  1. rein

Further reading[edit]