alinen

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Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alinen ‎(comparative alisempi, superlative alisin)

  1. (rare) under, underlying

Declension[edit]

Inflection of alinen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative alinen aliset
genitive alisen alisten
alisien
partitive alista alisia
illative aliseen alisiin
singular plural
nominative alinen aliset
accusative nom. alinen aliset
gen. alisen
genitive alisen alisten
alisien
partitive alista alisia
inessive alisessa alisissa
elative alisesta alisista
illative aliseen alisiin
adessive alisella alisilla
ablative aliselta alisilta
allative aliselle alisille
essive alisena alisina
translative aliseksi alisiksi
instructive alisin
abessive alisetta alisitta
comitative alisine

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French aligner, from Old French alignier

Verb[edit]

alinen (third-person singular simple present alineth, present participle alinende, simple past and past participle alined)

  1. to copulate
    She [-wolf] shal not be alyned withe noon of þe wolfes safe with on ... Þan þei goo a grete waye thennes and ther he alyned hure. — Duke of York, Master of Game, 1410

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin allinere ‎(to bedaub)

Verb[edit]

alinen (third-person singular simple present alineth, present participle alinende, simple past and past participle alined)

  1. to bedaub, thus annoint
    Hi beeþe eke atte fount Mid oylle and creyme alyned. — Poems of William of Shoreham, c1350
References[edit]
  • Middle English Dictionary, aline