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Mina
See also: Mina, mína, miná, miña, min?, min?, minä, min?, and -mina

English

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Hindi ? (main?)/Urdu ?(main?), from Sanskrit (madana).

Noun

mina (plural minas)

  1. Alternative spelling of myna
Translations

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Latin mina, from Ancient Greek (mnâ, "mna"). Compare maneh, from Biblical Hebrew (m?ne), as well as maund.

Noun

mina (plural minas or minae)

  1. (historical) A monetary unit of ancient Greece and the Middle East, originally equivalent to the weight of a mina of silver. [From 15th C.]
    • 1989, C. D. C Reeve, Socrates in the Apology: An Essay on Plato?s Apology of Socrates, page 174,
      What then of the actual fine of thirty minae Socrates proposes? Thirty minae was a large sum, "the equivalent of approximately eight-and-one-half years? wages," according to one recent estimate (Brickhouse and Smith 1988, 227); enough to buy a library of three thousand philosophy books, if the price of Anaxogoras? book is any guide (26d6-e2).
  2. (historical) A unit of weight of varying value used in the ancient Middle East, especially Babylonia, Mesopotamia and Egypt; also an ancient Greek measure of weight equivalent to 1/60th of a talent. [From 16th C.]
    • 1999, Andrew George, translating Gilgamesh, VI:
      Thirty minas of lapis lazuli in a solid block, two minas each their rims, six kor of oil, the capacity of both.
Translations

References

Anagrams


A-Pucikwar

Etymology

From Proto-Great Andamanese *mu?n

Noun

mina

  1. brains
  2. dirt
  3. matter
  4. pus

References


Asturian

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Noun

mina f (plural mines)

  1. mine (e.g. diamond mine)
  2. mine (explosive)
  3. lead (of pencil)

Derived terms


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin mina.

Pronunciation

Noun

mina f (plural mines)

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)
  2. mine (device intended to explode when stepped on)
  3. lead (of a pencil)

Related terms

Further reading


Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish mina.

Noun

mina

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)

Chickasaw

Adverb

mina

  1. always
  2. habitually

Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

Verb

m?na

  1. (transitive) to shoot arrows, to pierce something

Synonyms

  1. ixili

Crimean Tatar

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine.

Noun

mina

  1. mine (explosive device)

Etymology 2

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Noun

mina

  1. enamel, painting
Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajins?ko-kryms?kotatars?kyj slovnyk [Ukrainian - Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, ->ISBN

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

mina f

  1. (explosive): mine

Derived terms


Ese

Noun

mina

  1. size

Estonian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *minä.

Pronoun

mina (genitive minu, partitive mind)

  1. (personal) I

Declension


Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'min?/, ['min?]
  • Hyphenation: mi?na

Noun

mina

  1. (slang) minute

Declension

Inflection of mina (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative mina minat
genitive minan minoiden
minoitten
partitive minaa minoita
illative minaan minoihin
singular plural
nominative mina minat
accusative nom. mina minat
gen. minan
genitive minan minoiden
minoitten
minainrare
partitive minaa minoita
inessive minassa minoissa
elative minasta minoista
illative minaan minoihin
adessive minalla minoilla
ablative minalta minoilta
allative minalle minoille
essive minana minoina
translative minaksi minoiksi
instructive minoin
abessive minatta minoitta
comitative minoineen

Synonyms

Anagrams


French

Pronunciation

Verb

mina

  1. third-person singular past historic of miner

Anagrams


Galician

Pronunciation

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Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *minat.

Verb

mina

  1. to regret, be sorry, deplore; to grieve for something that is lost.
    Mina au i kona puka ?ole ?ana mai ke kula mai.
    I regret she did not graduate from school.
  2. to prize greatly, value greatly, especially of something in danger of being lost.
    He mea mina ?ia ke keiki.
    A child is to be prized.

Italian

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Etymology

From Late Latin mina, from Gaulish [Term?], from Proto-Celtic *m?nis ("ore, metal").

Noun

mina f (plural mine)

  1. mine, land mine
  2. lead in pencils
  3. mine which produces ore

Related terms

Anagrams


Jamamadí

Noun

mina

  1. (Banawá) morning

References


Japanese

Romanization

mina

  1. R?maji transcription of

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (mnâ).

Noun

mina f (genitive minae); first declension

  1. A Greek weight equal to 100 drachmas
  2. A Greek silver coin equal to 100 drachmas

Declension

First-declension noun.

References

  • mina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mina in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to use threats: minas iacere, iactare
    • (ambiguous) to use threats: minis uti
  • mina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mina in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Latvian

Verb

mina

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of m?t
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of m?t

Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *minä.

Pronoun

mina

  1. I

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mina, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *minat.

Noun

mina

  1. desire; want; wish; aspiration; longing; appetite
    T?r? t?tahi tangata kei te m?hiotia e m?tou, he kaha ki te kai paipa i mua tata ake nei, ?, i mea ia e kore rawa e taea e ia te whakarere taua paipa. Engari n? te mate, ka whakapakari ia ki te whakarere. I tino mate ia i te mina a te tuatahi, engari whakamomori tonu, ?, in?ianei kua kore rawa taua kai e minaia e ia.
    There is a man we know who was a keen smoker until recently, and he said he would never be able to give up his pipe. But because he was sick, he was determined to stop. He really craved for it at first, but he was desperate and now he no longer desires that substance.

Verb

mina

  1. to desire; to feel an inclination; to wish; to have a craving for
    N? T?neroroa ka hap?, ka mina ki te kiko kararehe, ka tonoa tana t?ne, a Uengapuanake ki te patu mai i ng? kur? a T?rangaimua.
    When T?neroroa was pregnant she had a craving for animal flesh and sent her husband, Uengapuanake to kill the dogs of T?rangaimua.

Miskito

Noun

mina

  1. foot

Northern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Nguni *miná.

Pronoun

miná

  1. I, me; first-person singular absolute pronoun.

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Noun

mina m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of mine

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From mine.

Alternative forms

Verb

mina (present tense minar/miner, past tense mina/minte, past participle mina/mint, passive infinitive minast, present participle minande, imperative mina/min)

  1. to mine

Etymology 2

Noun

mina f

  1. definite singular of mine

References

  • "mina" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *m?na or Vulgar Latin *m?na.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [mi'n?]
  • (file)

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine

Pitjantjatjara

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Noun

mina

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. waterhole

Synonyms

Etymology 2

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Noun

mina

  1. nest

Polish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine, from Late Latin mina, from Gaulish *m?n? ("ore, mine").

Noun

mina f

  1. mine (exploding device)

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French mine, from Breton min ("beak, muzzle").

Noun

mina f (diminutive minka)

  1. face, facial expression
Declension

Further reading

  • mina in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

mina

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Late Latin mina, from Gaulish *m?n? ("ore, mine").

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine (place from which ore is extracted)
  2. (figuratively) fount
  3. mine (explosive)
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Either borrowed from Lunfardo or a short form of menina.

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. (slang, Brazil) girl, gal

Slovene

Pronunciation

Noun

m?na f

  1. mine (exploding device)

Inflection

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. mína
gen. sing. míne
singular dual plural
nominative mína míni míne
accusative míno míni míne
genitive míne mín mín
dative míni mínama mínam
locative míni mínah mínah
instrumental míno mínama mínami

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'mina/
  • Hyphenation: mi?na

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French mine.

Noun

mina f (plural minas)

  1. mine (excavation from which ore is taken)
  2. mine (device intended to explode when stepped on)
  3. lead (of a pencil)

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Lunfardo, probably a contraction of Galician meniña ("girl").

Noun

mina f (plural minas, masculine mino, masculine plural minos)

  1. (Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, colloquial) woman
  2. (Argentina, slang) prostitute

Etymology 3

Verb

mina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of minar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of minar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of minar.

Further reading


Swedish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mina

  1. (possessive) Plural of min

Declension

Noun

mina c

  1. mine; a device intended to explode when stepped upon, touched, or in proximity to a ship or vehicle.

Declension

Declension of mina 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mina minan minor minorna
Genitive minas minans minors minornas

Tetum

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *miñak.

Noun

mina

  1. oil (Petroleum-based liquid)

Tsonga

Pronoun

mina

  1. I, me; first-person singular pronoun.

Warlpiri

Noun

mina

  1. nest

Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Nguni *miná.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

miná

  1. I, me; first-person singular absolute pronoun.

Inflection

Stem -mi
Full form miná
Locative kími
Full form miná
Locative kími
Copulative yími
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wámi ówámi
Class 2 bámi ábámi
Class 3 wámi ówámi
Class 4 yámi éyámi
Class 5 lámi élámi
Class 6 ámi áwámi
Class 7 sámi ésámi
Class 8 zámi ézámi
Class 9 yámi éyámi
Class 10 zámi ézámi
Class 11 lwámi ólwámi
Class 14 bámi óbámi
Class 15 kwámi ókwámi
Class 17 kwámi ókwámi

References


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