How Do You Spell SLAIN?

Pronunciation: [slˈe͡ɪn] (IPA)

Correct spelling for the English word "slain" is [slˈe͡ɪn], [slˈe‍ɪn], [s_l_ˈeɪ_n] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

SLAIN Meaning and Definition

  1. Slain is an adjective that refers to someone or something that has been killed, typically as a result of violence or combat. It is the past participle of the verb "slay," which means to kill in a violent or deliberate manner.

    Often used in reference to humans, slain implies the act of intentionally causing the death of an individual, usually as a direct result of an attack, murder, or execution. In historical or literary contexts, slain can also describe casualties resulting from battles, wars, or conflicts. The term connotes a sense of violence and the intentional ending of a person's life, emphasizing the severity and finality of the act.

    Aside from human beings, slain can also be used to describe the killing of animals, especially in a hunting or slaughter context. It signifies the act of taking the life of an animal for food, sport, or other purposes.

    The use of slain in various contexts carries a strong emotional weight, often denoting tragic or violent events. It evokes a sense of loss, grief, and the abrupt ending of a life at the hands of another. The term is commonly employed in literature, poetry, and historical accounts, both to describe individual deaths and to emphasize the overall toll of violence and warfare.

  2. Of the verb slay, which see.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Common Misspellings for SLAIN

Etymology of SLAIN

The word "slain" is the past participle of the verb "slay", which means to kill someone violently or in a deliberate manner. The term "slay" derived from the Old English word "slēan", which had a similar meaning. In Old English, the word was also spelled as "slaeg", "slaegen", or "slaen". The word can be traced back to the Proto-Germanic word "*slahanan", which meant "to strike down" or "to beat". This Proto-Germanic term is also related to the Old Norse word "slá", the Gothic word "slahan", and the Dutch word "slaan", all of which have similar meanings.

Similar spelling words for SLAIN

Conjugate verb Slain


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to slain


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