puin

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch poyn, further etymology unknown.

Noun[edit]

puin n (plural puinen, diminutive puintje n)

  1. rubble, debris, wreckage; also as recycled building material
  2. (usually in the plural) ruins
    • 1914, Theo van Doesburg, De oorlog:
      De akkers, het koren, het vee zullen vertrapt worden; steden zullen in puin vallen en al wat de menschelijke geest eens deed oprichten: Kunst, Nijverheid of Wetenschap, het zal met bloed bespat worden.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

pukea +‎ -in

Noun[edit]

puin

  1. (usually in the plural) cloth
Declension[edit]
Inflection of puin (Kotus type 33/kytkin, k- gradation)
nominative puin pukimet
genitive pukimen pukimien
puinten
partitive puinta pukimia
illative pukimeen pukimiin
singular plural
nominative puin pukimet
accusative nom. puin pukimet
gen. pukimen
genitive pukimen pukimien
puinten
partitive puinta pukimia
inessive pukimessa pukimissa
elative pukimesta pukimista
illative pukimeen pukimiin
adessive pukimella pukimilla
ablative pukimelta pukimilta
allative pukimelle pukimille
essive pukimena pukimina
translative pukimeksi pukimiksi
instructive pukimin
abessive pukimetta pukimitta
comitative pukimineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

puin

  1. First-person singular indicative past form of pukea.

Noun[edit]

puin

  1. Instructive plural form of puu.

Verb[edit]

puin

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of puida.
  2. First-person singular indicative past form of puida.

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