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[eyn] /eɪn/
adjective, noun, pronoun, Chiefly Scot.
Origin of ane
1350-1400; Middle English (North) an, variant of on one Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The words arren (male) and aner (man) also contain a similar allusion to the same principle of the upward flux (te ano rhon).

    Cratylus Plato
British Dictionary definitions for aner


determiner, pronoun, noun
a Scottish word for one
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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aner in the Bible

a boy. (1.) A Canaanitish chief who joined his forces with those of Abraham in pursuit of Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:13,24). (2.) A city of Manasseh given to the Levites of Kohath's family (1 Chr. 6:70).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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