nin

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See also: NIN, Nin, nín, ñin, nǐn, and -nin

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɪn/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Noun[edit]

nin (plural nins)

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

Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Abinomn[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin

  1. food

Alemannic German[edit]

cardinal number
9 Previous: acht
Next: zää

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German niun, from Old High German niun, from Proto-Germanic *newun. Cognate with German neun, Dutch negen, English nine, Icelandic níu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nin

  1. (Alsatian) nine

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nin

  1. neither, nor, (not) either

Interjection[edit]

nin

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

Bikol Central[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nin

  1. of; Expressing possession.

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin m (plural nins, feminine nina)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of nen

Further reading[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nin

  1. accusative of ni

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese nen, nin, from Latin nec (nor; and not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nin

  1. nor
  2. neither

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nin

  1. not even

References[edit]

  • nin” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • nin” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • nin” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • nin” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • nin” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nin

  1. in

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of にん

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nin (Zhuyin ˙ㄋㄧㄣ)

  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.

Middle English[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nin

  1. Alternative form of nyne

Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : nin
    Ordinal : ninesmi

Numeral[edit]

nin

  1. nine



Somali[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin ?

  1. man

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nin (nominative plural nins)

  1. contents

Declension[edit]