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ain

[eyn] /eɪn/
adjective, Scot.
1.
own.
Origin
1700-1725
1700-25; representing Old English ǣgen or Old Norse eiginn; replacing Middle English (Scots) awyn, awne, Old English āgen; see own

Ain

[an] /ɛ̃/
noun
1.
a department in E France. 2249 sq. mi. (5825 sq. km).
Capital: Bourg.

ʿain

[ahyn, eyn] /aɪn, eɪn/
noun
1.
the 18th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
2.
the voiced pharyngeal constrictive consonant represented by this letter.
Origin
< Arabic ʿayn
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British Dictionary definitions for ain

ain1

/eɪn/
determiner
1.
a Scot word for own

ain2

/ˈɑːjɪn/
noun
1.
a variant of ayin

Ain

/French ɛ̃/
noun
1.
a department in E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Bourg. Pop: 539 006 (2003 est). Area: 5785 sq km (2256 sq miles)
2.
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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AIN

American Institute of Nutrition
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