kain

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See also: Kain and käin

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Irish cáin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kain (countable and uncountable, plural kains)

  1. (Scots law) poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to the landlord.
    • 1798, Robert Douglas, General View of the Agriculture in the Counties of Roxburgh and Selkirk:
      hens [] in most leases make a part of the rent, under the name of kain, and are generally kept for conveniency or profit.

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Banyumasan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦏꦲꦶꦤ꧀ (kain, cloth), from Old Javanese kain (cloth, garment).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːiːn/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧in

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. cloth
  2. woven goods (usually for clothes and others)

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog kain, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, from Proto-Austronesian *kaən.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧in
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaʔin/, [ˈka.ʔin̪]

Verb[edit]

kain

  1. (Daet) to eat; to dine
  2. (Daet) to feed; to give (someone or something) food to eat
  3. (Daet) to eat tape (of a cassette player, etc.)

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Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kain/

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. cloth
  2. textile

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

káin

  1. long skirt
    Synonym: pandiling

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kain, from Classical Malayکاءين⁩, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈka.ɪn]
  • Hyphenation: kain

Noun[edit]

kain (first-person possessive kainku, second-person possessive kainmu, third-person possessive kainnya)

  1. cloth
  2. textile

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kain

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かいん

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Other scripts
Carakan ꦏꦲꦶꦤ꧀
Roman kain

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese kain (cloth, garment), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːiːn/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧in

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. cloth
  2. woven goods (usually for clothes and others)

Further reading[edit]

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015), “kain”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN
  • kain” in Javanese Cultural Dictionary [Kamus Budaya Jawa], Central Java: The Linguistic Center of Central Java [Balai Bahasa Provinsi Jawa Tengah], 2021.

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. skirt

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kain (woman's skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kain (Jawi spellingکاءين⁩, plural kain-kain, informal 1st possessive kainku, 2nd possessive kainmu, 3rd possessive kainnya)

  1. cloth
  2. textile

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: kain

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, from Proto-Austronesian *kaən.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaʔin/, [ˈka.ʔɪn]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧in

Noun[edit]

káin (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜁᜈ᜔)

  1. act or manner of eating or consuming food
  2. mealtime
  3. amount of food eaten at a time
  4. action of a machine (such as a saw, plow, or knife) on a surface
    Synonyms: kagat, talab

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kind.

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. kind; type

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