nin

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See also: nín and nǐn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably derived from Welsh nain (grandmother), but see also Proto-Celtic *nana (grandmother).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin (plural nins)

  1. (dialect, Liverpudlian) Affectionate name for a grandmother.

Synonyms[edit]


Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Cardinal numeral[edit]

nin

  1. (Alsatian) nine

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ñin (conjunction)

Conjunction[edit]

nin

  1. neither, nor, (not) either

Interjection[edit]

nin

  1. right? (used as a kind of tag question)

Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ninus.

Noun[edit]

nin m (plural nins, feminine nina)

  1. (dialectal) boy, male child

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Esperanto first person plural pronoun ni + accusative/objective case ending -n.

Pronoun[edit]

nin

  1. accusative of ni

Galician[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nin

  1. nor
  2. even

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nin

  1. rōmaji reading of にん

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nin

  1. rafsi of cnino.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nín.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of nǐn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : nin
    Ordinal : ninesmi

Numeral[edit]

nin

  1. (cardinal) nine



Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin (plural nins)

  1. contents

Declension[edit]