Definition of hin in English:

hin

Pronunciation /hin/ /hɪn/

noun

  • A Hebrew unit of liquid capacity equal to approximately 5.5 quarts (5 l).

    ‘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.’

Origin

Late Middle English from biblical Hebrew hīn.

Pronunciation

hin

/hin/ /hɪn/