ihn

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English[edit]

Phrase[edit]

ihn

  1. (Internet, text messaging) Initialism of I hope not.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • (colloquially in unstressed position) IPA(key): /ən/

Pronoun[edit]

ihn

  1. (personal) accusative of er; him, it (masculine, direct object).
    Ich suche Matthias. Hast du ihn gesehen?
    I'm looking for Matthias. Have you seen him?
    Ich suche den Dosenöffner. Hast du ihn gesehen?
    I'm looking for the can opener. Have you seen it?
  2. (personal) (obsolete) dative of sie; them (indirect object).
    • (Can we add an example for this sense?)

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ihn” in Duden online
  • ihn” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *inǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ihn

  1. stressed accusative of er: him (direct object).
    Ich hon das kaafd fer ihn.
    I have bought it for him.

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German ihn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ihn

  1. him

Declension[edit]