hin

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See also: -hin and hin-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Latin hin, from Hebrew הִין, from Egyptian hnw (jar, unit of liquid volume):

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Noun[edit]

hin (plural hins)

  1. (historical units of measure) A former Hebrew unit of liquid volume (about 3.8 L).
    • Bible (NIV), Exodus 30:24:
      500 shekels of cassia — all according to the sanctuary shekel — and a hin of olive oil.
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Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hin

  1. that

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hin m, f (demonstrative)

  1. the other, that, the

Article[edit]

hin m, f (definite)

  1. the

Declension[edit]

Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hin hin hitt
Accusative (hvønnfall) hina
Dative (hvørjumfall) hinum hinari / hini hinum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hins hinnar / hinar hins
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hinir hinar hini
Accusative (hvønnfall) hinar
Dative (hvørjumfall) hinum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hinna



German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hina; compare hence.

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Adverb[edit]

hin

  1. (to) there; thither (archaic)
    • 1912, Luther, John: 13:36 in the Bible]:
      w:Book of John XIII. 36. Spricht Simon Petrus zu ihm: HERR, wo gehst du hin? Jesus antwortete ihm: Wo ich hin gehe, kannst du mir diesmal nicht folgen; aber du wirst mir nachmals folgen

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External links[edit]

  • hin in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hin (demonstrative)

  1. that (female)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひん

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hin m (feminine hi, neuter hitt, plural hine)

  1. the other
    Me skal til hi sida av fjorden.
    We are going to the other side of the fjord.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hinn.

The noun has been formed by ellipsis of phrases such as hin håle and hin onde.

Pronoun[edit]

hin

  1. (demonstrative, obsolete) other, the other one; that

Derived terms[edit]

Article[edit]

hin

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases, before an adjective) the (definite article)

Related terms[edit]

  • hin håken (the devil) (a euphemism for hin håle)
  • hin håle (the devil) (literally, “the hard one”)
  • hin onde (the devil) (literally, “the evil one”)

Noun[edit]

hin c

  1. the devil

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