Complete Definition of "in"

see|inn|INN|Appendix:Variations of "in"
wikipedia|IN
English
Image:Dentro.png|thumb|in
rank|of|and|to|5|in|I|that|was

Pronunciation
AHD|/Ä­n/
IPA|/ɪn/
SAMPA|/In/
audio|en-us-in.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
inn

Etymology 1
Old English in

Preposition
in

  1. Contained by.

#: The dog is in the kennel.

  1. Surrounded by.

#: We are in the city walls.

  1. Part of; a member of.

#: One in a million.

  1. Pertaining to (that particular thing).

#: He has passed in English.

  1. After a period of time

#: They said they would call us in a week.

Related terms
rel-top4|terms related to in (preposition)
inner
inside
rel-mid4
into
rel-mid4
in love
in turn
rel-mid4
within
rel-bottom

Translations
trans-top|contained by
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|i
trans-bottom

trans-top|surrounded by
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|innenfor
trans-bottom

trans-top|part, member of
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|i, t|no|av
trans-bottom

trans-top|pertaining to
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|i
trans-bottom

trans-top|after a period of time
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|om
trans-bottom

checktrans-top|in
Albanian: në
Arabic: Arab|في (fi), Arab|-ب (bi-)
Aramaic:
Basque: -an (locative)
Bosnian: u#Bosnian|u
Bulgarian: t|bg|scCyrl|в|trv
Catalan: a (1,2) , en (3,4)
Cornish:
Croatian: u
Czech: v
Danish: i (1,4), inden i (2), af (3)
Dutch: in#Dutch|in
Dyirbal: unicode|-ŋga / -ga / -ɽa (locative)
Esperanto: en
Finnish: -ssa / -ssä (inessive)
French: dans
German: in#German|in
Greek, Ancient: unicode|ἐν (en), εἰς (eis)
Greek, Modern: σε (se)
Hawaiian: i#Hawaiian|i, iā; ma#Hawaiian|ma
Hebrew: he-link|ב-|b'-
Hindi: अन्दर (andar), में (me.n), भीतर (bhītar)
Hungarian: -ban / -ben (inessive)
Icelandic: í, inni
Ido: en
Igbo: nịme
Indonesian: di
Interlingua: in#Interlingua|in
Irish: i#Irish|i
Italian: in#Italian|in
trans-mid
Japanese: に (ni), の中に (のなかに, no náka ni), で (de)
Korean: -의 안에 (-ui ane)
Latin: in#Latin|in
Maltese: fi, Ä¡o
Novial: in
Pashto: PSchar|په (pe)
Persian: FAchar|اندر (andar)
Polish: w
Portuguese: em
Quechua: -pi (locative)
Romanian: în
Russian: в#Russian|в (v)
Scottish Gaelic: anns
Serbian:

Slovene: v#Slovene|v
Spanish: en
Swahili: m- / mu- (noun class 18)
Swedish: inne; i#Swedish|i, på
Tagalog: sa, nasa
Tajik: дар (dar)
Thai: Thai|ใน (nai)
Turkish: -da / -de (locative)
Urdu: URchar|اندر#Urdu|اندر (andar), URchar|میں (me.n)
Vietnamese: ở
Yiddish: אין#Yiddish|אין (in)
Yoruba: ní
Yup'ik: -mi s, -gni dual, -ni p (localis case)
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Etymology 2
Old English inne

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. Located indoors, especially: at home or the office and available for conversation

#: Is Mr. Smith in?

  1. Moving to the interior of a defined space such as a building or room

#: Suddenly a strange man walked in.

  1. sports Still able to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.

#: He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.

Translations
trans-top|located indoors
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|inne
trans-bottom

trans-top|moving to the interior
trans-mid
Norwegian: t|no|inn
trans-bottom

trans-top|still able to play
trans-mid
trans-bottom

checktrans-top
Catalan: dins, a dins
Cornish:

Czech: vevnitř (1), uvnitř (1), dovnitř (2)
Danish: inde (1,3), ind (2)
German: herein, hinein (2)
Greek: μέσα (mésa)
Hindi: भीतर (bhītar)
trans-mid
Hungarian: bent (1), benn (1), be (2)
Irish: isteach (2)
Korean: 안에 (ane)
Novial: inu
Spanish: adentro
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. A position of power or a way to get it.

#: His parents got him an in with the company

  1. (in games) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting

Translations
trans-top|position of power
trans-mid
trans-bottom
trans-top|state of batter
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Antonyms
out

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English homophones
Category:English prepositions
Category:English two-letter words


Dutch

Pronunciation
/In/

Preposition
in

  1. expressing containment.

#: De geest in de fles: the genie in the bottle

Derived terms
invoeren
induiken
indruk
inkomen
inroepen
insluiten

Category:Dutch prepositions


German

Preposition
in

  1. (in + dative) contained by
  2. (in + dative) pertaining to
  3. (in + accusative) into

Usage notes
The preposition "in" is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.

Derived terms
in der Zwickmühle stecken

Category:German prepositions


Interlingua

Preposition
in

  1. in

Italian

Pronunciation
IPA|[in]

Preposition
in

  1. in
  2. to
  3. into
  4. by

Usage notes
When followed by a definite article, in is combined with the article to give the following combined forms:
<table border"1" align"center" cellpadding="5">
<tr><th>In + article<th>Combined form</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + il#Italian|il<td align"center">nel</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + lo#Italian|lo<td align"center">nello</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + l'#Italian|l'<td align"center">nell'</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + i#Italian|i<td align"center">nei</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + gli<td align"center">negli</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + la#Italian|la<td align"center">nella</tr>
<tr><td align"center">in + le#Italian|le<td align"center">nelle</tr>
</table>


Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=いん

  1. 員: member
  2. 因: cause
  3. 韻: rhyme

Latin

Preposition
in (+ abl)

  1. in#Latin|in, at, on (space)
  2. within (time)

Preposition
in (+ acc)

  1. into
  2. about
  3. according to

seeCites

Category:Latin prepositions


Min Nan
zh-hanzi|亻因

Pronunciation
IPA|[ in˥˥ ]

Pronoun
nan-pronoun|p|pojtin1|tas亻因

  1. they
  2. their
  3. them

Usage notes
亻因 should actually be written as a single character, but it is not included in the list of displayable characters.

See also
(Mandarin) zh-ts|他們|他们 (tāmen) ("they", human)
(Mandarin) zh-ts|她們|她们 (tāmen) ("they", human females only)
(Mandarin) zh-ts|它們|它们 (tāmen) ("they", non-human)

External links
Google hits: .cn
Google hits: .tw

Category:nan:Pronouns|in1


Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *in, whence also Old High German in, Old Norse í

Preposition
in

  1. in

Category:Old English prepositions


Old High German

Etymology
Common Germanic *in, whence also Old English in, Old Norse í

Preposition
in

  1. in

Category:Old High German prepositions


Romanian

Etymology
Latin linum

Noun
ro-noun|gendn|plinuri

  1. flax

Declension
ro-noun-n|plinuri|definul


Romansch

Article
infl|rm|article|gender=m|feminine|ina

  1. cardinal|lang=rm a, an

Number
infl|rm|number|gender=m|feminine|ina

  1. cardinal|lang=rm one

Slovene

Conjunction
infl|sl|conjunction

  1. and

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-in.ogg|audio

Preposition
in

  1. into, the direction "from out to in"

Antonyms
ut

See also
inne


Volapük

Preposition
in

  1. in

ar:in
de:in
et:in
es:in
fa:in
fr:in
ko:in
io:in
id:in
ie:in
it:in
csb:in
kk:in
ku:in
la:in
li:in
hu:in
nl:in
ja:in
no:in
pl:in
pt:in
ru:in
simple:in
sl:in
fi:in
sv:in
ta:in
te:in
vi:in
tr:in
uk:in
vo:in
zh:in

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