Adin



adin

effeminate. (1.) Ezra 8:6. (2.) Neh. 10:16.

Contemporary Examples

“Nobody was alive that we could ask if the clothes were burned off if they were naked before they were burned,” adin said.
Afghan Victims’ Harrowing Testimony From the Robert Bales Trial Winston Ross November 10, 2012

“She was shot on her head, and the brain was outside,” adin said, his arms folded, frowning.
Afghan Victims’ Harrowing Testimony From the Robert Bales Trial Winston Ross November 10, 2012

When he finished testifying, Deneke thanked him, and adin rose.
Afghan Victims’ Harrowing Testimony From the Robert Bales Trial Winston Ross November 10, 2012

He has done so, for example, with the great Rabbi adin Steinsaltz, and with others as well.
Scalia’s Catholic Betrayal Alan M. Dershowitz August 17, 2009

Historical Examples

An’ ivery shtep she tuk had the spring uv the first sod of adin.
Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete Gilbert Parker

The book of arrivals was open, and adin Woods went forward and examined it.
Cast Upon the Breakers Horatio Alger

Glu′tin, Glī′adin, the separable viscid constituent of wheat-gluten, soluble in alcohol.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various

Din si īnada maladi ay inanilaun di ūsali yay anakna ay mabayan si nalabi, mon adin omali sin kagauan.
Kankanay Ceremonies C. R. Moss

Comparison is expressed by adding bn or kn or adin (a verb meaning to be above) for the comparative, and apdi for the diminutive.
The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations Daniel G. Brinton

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