dine

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See also: Dine, diné, dîne, dîné, and Diné

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dynen, from Old French disner (to dine, eat the main meal of the day), from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre (to eat breakfast), from disieiūnāre (to break the fast), from Late Latin, from dis- + iēiūnō (to fast), from Latin ieiūnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪn/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Verb[edit]

dine (third-person singular simple present dines, present participle dining, simple past and past participle dined)

  1. (intransitive) To eat; to eat dinner or supper.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To give a dinner to; to furnish with the chief meal; to feed.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To dine upon; to have to eat.

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Noun[edit]

dine (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) dinnertime

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Alemannic German[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

dine

  1. inside
    • 1903, Robert Walser, Der Teich:
      I will doch go lose, was sie säge dinne.
      I just want to listen to what they're saying inside.

Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dine

  1. (possessive) plural of din

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dine

  1. inflection of diner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Determiner[edit]

dine

  1. inflection of dijn:
    1. feminine nominative/accusative singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

dine

  1. Alternative form of dynne

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Adjective[edit]

dine

  1. Alternative form of digne

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þínir.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

dine pl

  1. plural of din

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þínir.

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Pronoun[edit]

dine pl

  1. plural of din

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Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dine

  1. locative singular of dina (day)

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: di‧ne
  • IPA(key): /ˈdine/

Adverb[edit]

dine

  1. (chiefly Batangas) here (near the speaker)
    Synonym: dito

Usage notes[edit]

  • When the preceding word ends with a vowel, "w", or "y", rine is used instead.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dīne

  1. dative singular of din