rin

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Rin, Rín, -rin, rin-, and řiň

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪn/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English rinnen, from Old English rinnan (to run), from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (to run). More at run.

Verb[edit]

rin (third-person singular simple present rins, present participle rinning, simple past ran, past participle run)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, dialectal) To run.
    • 1836, Allan Cunningham, Lord Roldan, Volume 1, John Macrone, page 314,
      "Besides," he continued, "I'm no sure that I'm right in rinningrinning! I'm no rinning , I'm ganging; weel then I'm no sure that I'm right doing a witch's errand, whether rinning or ganging, sae I'se stand still and consider it. [] ."
    • a. 1846, John Imlah, Where Gadie rins, 1876, James Grant Wilson (editor), The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, Volume II, Harper & Brothers, page 211,
      O! gin I were where Gadie[the name of a rivulet] rins,
    • 1879, I. T. Tregellas [John Tabois Tregellas], Peeps Into the Haunts and Homes of the Rural Population of Cornwall, Netherton & Worth (Truro), Houlston & Sons (London), page 3,
      I had a servant who had lived all his life-time within four miles of Plymouth, who told me of a circumstance which occurred to his mother, thus:— "Mawther ben out gatherin' nits, and when she kimbed hum she went to shet the shetters , and then she seed a man rin out of the dewr weth three spewns weth un, what he had stould, and away he rinned, and my mawther rinned arter un. 'Twas as fine a mewnlight night as cud be seed tew (too); an she cud see un stright on afore her; and hallowed tew she ded as lang as ever her wind beered up, and rinned and rinned; at laest she rinned un out of sight, and never goat the spewns she dedn't"

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (りん) (rin).

Noun[edit]

rin (plural rin)

  1. A coin worth 11000 of a Japanese yen, no longer in circulation.

Anagrams[edit]


Arigidi[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

rin

  1. you, second person singular pronoun, as object

References[edit]

  • B. Oshodi, The HTS (High Tone Syllable) in Arigidi: An Introduction, in the Nordic Journal of African Studies 20(4): 263–275 (2011)

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

rin

  1. accusative of ri

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of りん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of リン

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian rein. Cognates include West Frisian rein.

Noun[edit]

rin m

  1. (Mooring and Föhr-Amrum dialects) rain
    en smitjenen rin
    heavy rain
    Det liket efter rin.
    It looks like rain.

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin (third-person singular simple present rins, present participle rinnin, simple past run, past participle run)

  1. to run
    • 1788, Burns, Robert, “Auld Lang Syne”:
      We twa hae run about the braes, / and pou'd the gowans fine;
      We two have run about the braes, / and picked the daisies fine;

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rin m (plural rines)

  1. rim (of wheel)

Further reading[edit]


Sumerian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rin

  1. Romanization of 𒆸 (rin)

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾin/, [ˈɾɪn]
  • IPA(key): /ˈɾen/, [ˈɾen] (colloquial)

Adverb[edit]

rin

  1. too; also
    Synonyms: saka, man

Usage notes[edit]

  • When the preceding word does not end with a vowel, "w", or "y", din is used instead, but the distinction isn't always made.

Related terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

rin

  1. Soft mutation of rhin.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhin rin unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Frisian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. run
  2. walk

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²rinː/, /²reɪ̯nː/

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. Alternative spelling of rinn

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. Contraction of ri n (he rides).

Yola[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. Alternative form of rhin
    • 1867, OBSERVATIONS BY THE EDITOR:
      F. rin, risheen.
      E. run, rushing.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 14

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rìn

  1. to walk
    1. (with ) to associate with
      Ọmọlúwàbí ní ń ọmọlúwàbí rìnGood people associate with good people
    2. to move; to locomote
      Ọ̀kadà jẹ́ ọkọ̀ kan tó ń fẹsẹ̀ méjì rìnAn okada is a vehicle that goes on two wheels
Usage notes[edit]
  • rin when followed by a direct object
Derived terms[edit]
proverbs

Etymology 2[edit]

Kárọ́ọ̀tì tí à ń rin

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rẹn (Oǹdó, Ìjẹ̀bú)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. to grate

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rin

  1. (ergative) to be moist; to moisten; to dampen
    Amọ̀ yìí ò rin ráráThis clay isn't moist at all
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rìn

  1. to tickle
    Ó rìn mí lábíyáHe tickled my armpit
  2. to press down
    Ẹrù ń rìn ín mọ́lẹ̀Load weighs it down
Usage notes[edit]

rin when followed by a direct object.

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rín

  1. to smile
  2. to laugh
Usage notes[edit]

typically used with ẹ̀rín (smile; laugh)

Derived terms[edit]

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *triːlᴬ (stone); Cognate with Thai หิน (hǐn), Lao ຫີນ (hīn), ᦠᦲᧃ (ḣiin), Shan ႁိၼ် (hǐn), Tai Nüa ᥞᥤᥢᥴ (hín), Ahom 𑜍𑜢𑜃𑜫 (rin), Saek หรี่น.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rin (Sawndip forms 𬒞 or 𰧄 or 𮀡 or or 𮀙 or ⿰石土 or ⿱石心 or or or ⿰石忍 or 𡊵 or ⿵门石 or or or or ⿱火䡛 or or 𮀝 or or or , 1957–1982 spelling rin)

  1. stone; rock