Last modified on 30 September 2014, at 09:51
See also: sûnt

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of sum
    Marcus et Lucius sunt nautae. — "Marcus and Lucius are sailors."
    Sunt iuvenēs. — "They are young."
    Sunt silvae in prōvinciā. — "There are forests in the province."

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sounden, from Old French sonder, from sonde (sounding line) of Germanic origin.

VerbEdit

sunt (verbal noun suntal or sunteil, past participle suntit)

  1. (nautical) to sound, fathom, chart by sounding

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sunt hunt
after "yn", tunt
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. neuter singular of sunn

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. neuter singular of sunn

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • sont (much more common)

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. third-person plural present indicative of estre

Old IrishEdit

AdverbEdit

sunt

  1. Alternative spelling of sund.

RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin sum (I am) and sunt (they are)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. first-person singular present tense form of fi.
    Sunt un bărbat.
    I'm a man.
    Sunt un băiat de șapte ani.
    I'm a seven-year-old boy. (literally, I'm a boy of seven years.)
  2. third-person plural present tense form of fi.
    Ei sunt bărbați.
    They are men.

Usage notesEdit

  • This word was spelled sînt until the 1993 spelling reform (which also changed sîntem to suntem and sînteți to sunteți). Indeed, the sînt spelling is still used by some in Romania (especially among the older generation), and remains common in the Republic of Moldova.

SynonymsEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. Form of weese

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of sund.