meine

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪ̯nə/
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Pronoun[edit]

meine f sg or pl

  1. inflection of meiner:
    1. feminine singular
    2. plural

Determiner[edit]

meine f sg or pl

  1. inflection of mein:
    1. nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Verb[edit]

meine

  1. inflection of meinen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive present
    3. singular imperative

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

meine

  1. Alternative form of meyne

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse meina, from Middle Low German meinen, mēnen, from Old Saxon mēnian, from Proto-West Germanic *mainijan, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną. The noun is derived from the verb.

Verb[edit]

meine (present tense meiner, past tense meinte, past participle meint, passive infinitive meinast, present participle meinande, imperative mein)

  1. to mean (convey meaning)
    Kva meiner dei med dette?
    What do they mean by this?
  2. think (to be of the opinion)
    Eg veit ikkje kva eg skal meina om dette.
    I don't know what to think about this.
Alternative forms[edit]
  • meina (men, mene, mein, mæn)
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

meine f (definite singular meina, indefinite plural meiner, definite plural meinene)

  1. (dialectal) opinion
    Synonym: meining
    det var meina mi
    that was my opinion

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse meina.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

meine (present tense meinar, past tense meina, past participle meina, passive infinitive meinast, present participle meinande, imperative meine/mein)

  1. to harm

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

meine

  1. definite singular of mein
  2. plural of mein

References[edit]

  • “meine” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “meina”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016
  • “meine”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016