Een definition

(poetic or dialectal, Scotland) Evening.
noun
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(dialectal, Northern England) Even.

Een seea.

adverb
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(Ireland) Used to form the diminutives of nouns in Hiberno-English.

Man + -een → maneen.

suffix
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(Scotland, Northern England and archaic) Plural form of ee.
noun
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(Ireland) Used to anglicise the Irish -ín suffix when anglicising Irish nouns.

Poitín → poteen.

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Origin of een

  • Borrowing from Irish -ín, which forms diminutives in Irish.

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  • From a contraction of even.

    From Wiktionary

  • From even (“evening”).

    From Wiktionary