ain

ain

[eyn]
adjective Scot.

Origin:
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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Ain

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

ʿain

[ahyn, eyn]
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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ain1 (eɪn)
 
determiner
a Scot word for own

ain2 (ˈɑːjɪn)
 
n
a variant of ayin

Ain (French ɛ̃)
 
n
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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