hein

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hein, from the verb heinen(to physically demarcate lands) (modern heinen, also omheinen).

Noun[edit]

hein m ‎(plural heinen, diminutive heintje n)

  1. physical demarcation between fields or yards, like a fence, wall or ditch.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hein m ‎(plural heinen, diminutive heintje n)

  1. skinny person
  2. skinny horse
  3. personification of death
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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *haina, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *śaina-. Cognate with Lithuanian šienas, Proto-Slavic *sěno.

Noun[edit]

hein ‎(genitive heina, partitive heina)

  1. hay

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French[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hein

  1. huh, hey

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hem(eh?).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hein?

  1. (at the end of a sentence) huh? (used as a reinforcement of a question)
    Então, você gostou, hein?
    So, you like that, huh?
  2. (used by itself) what? (used when one didn’t hear or understand something)

Interjection[edit]

hein?!

  1. response to a statement that is unexpected or idiotic

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *haina.

Noun[edit]

hein

  1. grass
  2. hay

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hein
nominative sing. hein
genitive sing. heinän
partitive sing. heinäd
partitive plur. heinid
singular plural
nominative hein heinäd
accusative heinän heinäd
genitive heinän heiniden
partitive heinäd heinid
essive-instructive heinän heinin
translative heinäks heinikš
inessive heinäs heiniš
elative heinäspäi heinišpäi
illative  ? heinihe
adessive heinäl heinil
ablative heinälpäi heinilpäi
allative heinäle heinile
abessive heinäta heinita
comitative heinänke heinidenke
prolative heinädme heinidme
approximative I heinänno heinidenno
approximative II heinännoks heinidennoks
egressive heinännopäi heinidennopäi
terminative I  ? heinihesai
terminative II heinälesai heinilesai
terminative III heinässai
additive I  ? heinihepäi
additive II heinälepäi heinilepäi

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References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “сено, трава”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika