mintin

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Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

mintin m (plural mintinioù or mintinoù)

  1. morning

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English maintain, borrowed from Anglo-Norman and Old French maintenir, from Late Latin manūteneō, manūtenēre (I support), from Latin manū (with the hand) + teneō (I hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: min‧tin

Verb[edit]

mintin

  1. to maintain; to keep up; to preserve; to uphold (a state, condition, etc.)
  2. to bet on the same number or set of numbers in a lottery

Noun[edit]

mintin

  1. a number or set of numbers one keeps unchanged and bets on in every lottery draw

Chinese Pidgin English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Cantonese 明天 (ming4 tin1).

Noun[edit]

mintin

  1. tomorrow
    • 1860, The Englishman in China, London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., page 66:
      “Beefsteak pie, colo muttin-chopo, one piecee stake belong mintin (to-morrow), one piecee loaf; salade and cheesee have got inside.”
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