-yn

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DanishEdit

SuffixEdit

-yn

  1. (organic chemistry) -yne

DutchEdit

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-yn

  1. (organic chemistry) -yne

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FinnishEdit

SuffixEdit

-yn

  1. Suffix variant for the illative singular, see -Vn.

ManxEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate to Irish -anna, Scottish Gaelic -an.

SuffixEdit

-yn

  1. Pluralisation suffix, similar to English -s

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-yn

  1. -self (emphatic)
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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *-ïnn.[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-yn m ‎(feminine -en)

  1. Used to form masculine singulative forms of certain words
    plant ‎(children) → plentyn ‎(child)
  2. Used to form masculine diminutive forms of certain words
    bachgen ‎(boy) → bachgenyn ‎(little boy)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ * Peter Schrijver, Studies in British Celtic Historical Phonology, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995, page 260
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