-aine meaning

  • SuffixSUF-aine
    1. (noun or adjective) feminine of -ain (demonyms).
      1. (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
        1. Ile est dans la vingtaine avancée et elle est au début de la trentaine. ‎
        2. He's in his late twenties and she's in her early thirties.
        3. Ils ont invité une dizaine d'amis pour un repas chez eux. ‎
        4. They invited ten-ish (= about ten) friends to have a meal at their place.

    Meaning of -aine for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "-aine" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. fr ainé
      2. en -ine
      3. fr aîné
      4. fr -ine
      5. fr -aie