Definition of hin in English:

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Pronunciation: /hin/


A Hebrew unit of liquid capacity equal to approximately 5.5 quarts (5 l).
Example sentences
  • For a ram two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a third of a hin of oil and a libation of a third of a hin of wine are required.
  • They are mixed with 1/10th a deal of flour, 1/4 hin of oil and a hin of wine.


Late Middle English: from biblical Hebrew hīn.

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Syllabification: hin

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