ins

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ins

  1. plural of in

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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ins

  1. (computing) insert

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of in + das.

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

ins

  1. (in)to the (accusative singular neuter)
    Ich bin ins Kino gegangen.
    I went to the cinema.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ins

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌽𐍃

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ins (plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) Alternative form of i (in)

Usage notes[edit]

This form is found before the definite article an sg/na pl, but in the standard written language ins an and ins na are always contracted to sa/san and sna.


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant use of îns (before the mid 19th century it was pronounced the same), from Vulgar Latin *ipsus, from Latin ipse.

Noun[edit]

ins m (plural inși)

  1. person, individual

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