ein-

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See also: ein, -ein, EIN, and éin

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔaɪ̯n]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle High German īn-, a variation of the preposition in, from Old High German in, from Proto-Germanic *in, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁én. Compare English in-.

Prefix[edit]

ein-

  1. prefix, usually indicating (concrete or abstract/metaphorical) motion into something

Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Combining form of eins (one).

Prefix[edit]

ein-

  1. one, mono-, uni-
    ein- + ‎Bein (leg) + ‎-ig → ‎einbeinig (one-legged)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ein- in Duden online
  • ein-” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Icelandic[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ein-

  1. mono-, uni-, one

Derived terms[edit]

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