seine

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See also: Seine and seiné

English[edit]

seining for salmon

Etymology[edit]

Old English seġne, from West Proto-Germanic *sagīna, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet), of unknown origin.

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Noun[edit]

seine (plural seines)

  1. A long net having floats attached at the top and sinkers (weights) at the bottom, used in shallow water for catching fish.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 169:
      They were too busy hauling at ropes, collectively drawing a large seine across the bay before them – and singing their hearts out.

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Verb[edit]

seine (third-person singular simple present seines, present participle seining, simple past and past participle seined)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use a seine, to fish with a seine.

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Dutch[edit]

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seine

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of seinen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).

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Noun[edit]

seine f (plural seines)

  1. seine (for fishing)

Verb[edit]

seine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of seiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of seiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of seiner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of seiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of seiner

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German[edit]

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seine

  1. nominative feminine singular of sein
  2. nominative plural of sein
  3. accusative feminine singular of sein
  4. accusative plural of sein

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Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

seine

  1. Alternative form of seien

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet).

Noun[edit]

seine f (plural seines)

  1. (Jersey, fishing) dragnet

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seine

  1. singular definite of sein
  2. plural of sein

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seine

  1. singular definite of sein
  2. plural of sein



West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

seine c (plural seinen)

  1. blessing

Etymology 2[edit]

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seine c (plural seinen)

  1. scythe