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ain

 (ān)
adj. Scots
Own.

ain

(eɪn)
determiner
a Scot word for own

ain

(ˈɑːjɪn)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a variant of ayin

Ain

(French ɛ̃)
n
1. (Placename) 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. (Placename) a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains and flowing south to the Rhône. Length: 190 km (118 miles)

ain

(eɪn)

adj. Scot.
own.
[1700–25; representing Old English ǣgen or Old Norse eiginn]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ain - belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)ain - belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish"
personal - concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality; "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"
References in classic literature ?
We rested and lunched, and came on to this place, Ain Mellahah
No man can stand here by deserted Ain Mellahah and say the prophecy has not been fulfilled.
But here in Ain Mellahah, after coming through Syria, and after giving serious study to the character and customs of the country, the phrase "all these kings" loses its grandeur.
The Craig Fernie hottle is a faimily hottle--and has its ain gude name to keep up.
Bishopriggs, "looks with mair indulgence at human frailty than my ain sel'.
The landleddy's just tottin' up the ledgers o' the hottle in her ain room," answered Mr.
In his confusion he bid me welcome home ag ain, as if the house had been mine.
We're digging the bit guns and swords into the moss, ye see; and these, I am thinking, will be your ain French clothes.
It's no canny to run frae London to the Black Sea wi' a wind ahint ye, as though the Deil himself were blawin' on yer sail for his ain purpose.
And something to guide, My ain fireside, sir, My ain fireside.
Al Wahda's Mourad Batna in action against Al Ain at Zayed Sports City Stadium on Friday night.
The press conference was attended by excellencies and high profile dignitaries from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.