maina

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See also: Maina and mainá

Chichewa[edit]

Noun[edit]

maína 6

  1. plural of dzina

Cimbrian[edit]

Determiner[edit]

maina

  1. feminine of main

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maina

  1. essive singular of mai

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑi̯nɑ/, [ˈmɑi̯nɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑinɑ
  • Syllabification: mai‧na

Noun[edit]

maina

  1. Essive plural form of maa.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hindi मैना (mainā)/Urdu مینا(mainā).

Noun[edit]

maina

  1. myna (bird of the genera Mino, Enodes, Ampeliceps, Gracula and Acridotheres in the starling family Sturnidae)
Usage notes[edit]

In English the term "myna" is used also of the genera Basilornis, Strepsocitta, Scissirostrum and Leucopsar, but in Finnish these genera are named kottarainen (starling).

Declension[edit]
Inflection of maina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative maina mainat
genitive mainan mainojen
partitive mainaa mainoja
illative mainaan mainoihin
singular plural
nominative maina mainat
accusative nom. maina mainat
gen. mainan
genitive mainan mainojen
mainainrare
partitive mainaa mainoja
inessive mainassa mainoissa
elative mainasta mainoista
illative mainaan mainoihin
adessive mainalla mainoilla
ablative mainalta mainoilta
allative mainalle mainoille
essive mainana mainoina
translative mainaksi mainoiksi
instructive mainoin
abessive mainatta mainoitta
comitative mainoineen
Possessive forms of maina (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person mainani mainamme
2nd person mainasi mainanne
3rd person mainansa
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

mainà m (possessed form mainàn)

  1. prince

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

maina

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of mainīt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of mainīt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of mainīt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of mainīt

Malagasy[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

maina

  1. dry (not wet)
  2. dessicated

Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English mine.

Noun[edit]

maina

  1. (military) mine (explosive device)

Verb[edit]

maina

  1. to lay mines

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English myna.

Noun[edit]

maina

  1. myna (species of bird)