AskDefine | Define ein

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Faroese

Article

ein , s, eitt
  1. a, an

Usage notes

Note, that Faroese is the only Germanic language with a plural of "a".

Cardinal number

ein , s, eitt

Usage notes

When counting, use the neuter forms: eitt, tvey, trý, ...
  • ein maður og tvær kvinnur - one man and two women
  • ein kvinna og tveir menn - one woman and two men
Note, that Faroese is the only Germanic language with a plural of "one".
  • einar buksur og tveir skógvur - one trouser and two pair of shoes

Adjective

ein , s, eitt

Usage notes

Plural:

Pronoun

ein , s, eitt

Derived terms

German

Etymology

Old High German ein

Pronunciation

Cardinal number

ein + masculine or neuter noun

Usage notes

When counting and referring to the number 1, use: eins

Article

ein + masculine or neuter noun
  1. a, an

Usage notes

Icelandic

Adverb

ein
  1. alone
Hún er ein.
She is alone.

Cardinal number

ein
  1. feminine of einn
Ein kona.
One woman.
  1. neuter of einn
  2. neuter of einn

See also

Japanese

Noun

  1. 会陰: the perineum

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *ainaz, whence also Old English ān, Old Norse einn

Cardinal number

ein

Noun

ein

Extensive Definition

EIN is German for one. It can also stand for:
ein in Japanese: アイン
ein in Simple English: Ein
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