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Aina

Aina

See also: aina, aína, aïna, -aina, and aïnà

Catalan

Proper noun

Aina f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Ann

Finnish

Etymology

First recorded as a given name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839. Generally interpreted as a variant of Aino. (Resemblance to aina (always) is a coincidence.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑinɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Ai‧na

Proper noun

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Declension

Inflection of Aina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Aina Ainat
genitive Ainan Ainojen
partitive Ainaa Ainoja
illative Ainaan Ainoihin
singular plural
nominative Aina Ainat
accusative nom. Aina Ainat
gen. Ainan
genitive Ainan Ainojen
Ainainrare
partitive Ainaa Ainoja
inessive Ainassa Ainoissa
elative Ainasta Ainoista
illative Ainaan Ainoihin
adessive Ainalla Ainoilla
ablative Ainalta Ainoilta
allative Ainalle Ainoille
essive Ainana Ainoina
translative Ainaksi Ainoiksi
instructive Ainoin
abessive Ainatta Ainoitta
comitative Ainoineen

Usage notes

  • Popular in Finland (among Finnish and Swedish speakers) in the end of the 19th century.

Latvian

Etymology

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1915. From aina (view, sight). Possibly also from the Finnish Aina.

Proper noun

Aina f

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes

  • Popular in Latvia during 1925-1950.

Related terms

References

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • Population Register of Latvia: Aina was the only given name of 6264 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian

Etymology

From Finnish Aina in the 19th century.

Proper noun

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Swedish

Etymology

From Finnish Aina, first recorded as a name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839, in Sweden in 1845.

Proper noun

Aina

  1. A female given name.
    • 1845 Zachris Topelius, Ljungblommor:
      Sjungit dem för Ellis glädje / Och för Ainas aftontankar
      Sung them for Elli's joy / And for Aina's evening thoughts

aina

aina

See also: Aina, aína, aïna, ʻaina, -aina, ʻāina, and aïnà

Estonian

Adverb

aina

  1. on and on, always
    Läheb aina külmemaks.
    It's always getting colder.
    Venib aina pikemaks.
    It's getting longer and longer

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑinɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑinɑ
  • Hyphenation: ai‧na

Adverb

aina

  1. always
    Hän on aina myöhässä.
    He/she is always late.

Antonyms

Derived terms

Compounds

Noun

aina

  1. (fishing) The string in the upper or lower edge of a fishing net or seine.

Declension

Inflection of aina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative aina ainat
genitive ainan ainojen
partitive ainaa ainoja
illative ainaan ainoihin
singular plural
nominative aina ainat
accusative nom. aina ainat
gen. ainan
genitive ainan ainojen
ainainrare
partitive ainaa ainoja
inessive ainassa ainoissa
elative ainasta ainoista
illative ainaan ainoihin
adessive ainalla ainoilla
ablative ainalta ainoilta
allative ainalle ainoille
essive ainana ainoina
translative ainaksi ainoiksi
instructive ainoin
abessive ainatta ainoitta
comitative ainoineen

Synonyms


Gothic

Romanization

aina

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰

Hawaiian

Noun

aina

  1. coition

Swahili

Noun

aina (n class, plural aina)

  1. kind, type