cincin

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See also: cin cin

Brunei Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃin.t͡ʃin/
  • Hyphenation: cin‧cin

Noun[edit]

cincin

  1. ring (jewellery)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cincin (plural cincin-cincin, first-person possessive cincinku, second-person possessive cincinmu, third-person possessive cincinnya)

  1. ring

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pidgin English chin-chin (an expression of gratitude, salutation or congratulations), a reduplication of Mandarin (qǐng, please), misinterpreted as onomatopoeic of two glasses clinking. Compare Portuguese tchim-tchim, tim-tim, Spanish chinchín, French tchin-tchin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʃinˈtʃin/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cin‧cìn

Interjection[edit]

cincin!

  1. cheers! (when toasting)
    Synonyms: alla salute!, prosit!, salute!

Noun[edit]

cincin m (invariable)

  1. toast
    Synonym: brindisi

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

cincin (plural cincin-cincin, informal 1st possessive cincinku, impolite 2nd possessive cincinmu, 3rd possessive cincinnya)

  1. ring (jewelry)