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See also: yn, YN, yN, yn-, and ŷn

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DanishEdit

DutchEdit

SuffixEdit

-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. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 260