veine

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See also: veiné

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French vene, from Old French veine, from Latin vēna, of uncertain Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

veine f (plural veines)

  1. (anatomy) vein
  2. (geology) vein, seam
  3. (informal) luck

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: venă
  • Vietnamese: ven

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French veine, from Latin vēna.

Noun[edit]

veine f (plural veines)

  1. (Jersey, anatomy) vein

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vēna.

Noun[edit]

veine f (oblique plural veines, nominative singular veine, nominative plural veines)

  1. (anatomy) vein

Descendants[edit]


Wogeo[edit]

Noun[edit]

veine

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm,New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976): PAN *binay, *babinay woman: the longer forms coming into PN as wahine, is present in Manus as *pihin, "bihin, and in Wogeo as veine, [...]
  • Herbert Ian Hogbin, The Leaders and the Led: Social Control in Wogeo, New Guinea (1978)