ain

[eyn]

adjective Scot.


Nearby words

  1. aimak,
  2. aimee,
  3. aiming point,
  4. aimless,
  5. aimlessly,
  6. ain't,
  7. aind,
  8. aineias,
  9. ainga,
  10. aintab

Origin of ain

1700–25; representing Old English ǣgen or Old Norse eiginn; replacing Middle English (Scots) awyn, awne, Old English āgen; see own

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British Dictionary definitions for ainer

ain

1

determiner

a Scot word for own

ain

2

noun

a variant of ayin

Ain

noun

a department in E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Bourg. Pop: 539 006 (2003 est). Area: 5785 sq km (2256 sq miles)
a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains and flowing south to the Rhône. Length: 190 km (118 miles)
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