Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/sinn

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This Proto-West Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-West GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sinnaz.

NounEdit

*sinn m

  1. sense, perception
  2. sense, meaning
  3. reason, mental faculty
  4. way, direction

InflectionEdit

Masculine a-stem
Singular
Nominative *sinn
Genitive *sinnas
Singular Plural
Nominative *sinn *sinnō, *sinnōs
Accusative *sinn *sinnā
Genitive *sinnas *sinnō
Dative *sinnē *sinnum
Instrumental *sinnu *sinnum

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Frisian: sinn, sin
    • Saterland Frisian: Sin
    • West Frisian: sin
  • Old Saxon: *sinn
    • Middle Low German: sin
  • Old Dutch: sin
  • Old High German: sin
  • Latin: *sennus, *sinnus (see there for further descendants)