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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish cingid, cinnid (steps, paces, proceeds, goes; overcomes, surpasses, excels, exceeds).

VerbEdit

cinn (present analytic cinneann, future analytic cinnfidh, verbal noun cinneadh, past participle cinnte) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. (literary) step
  2. (with ar)
    1. surpass, overcome
    2. be too much for
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish cinnid (defines, fixes, settles; completes, finishes; decides (on a course of action), makes a decision), from cenn (head).

VerbEdit

cinn (present analytic cinneann, future analytic cinnfidh, verbal noun cinneadh, past participle cinnte)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) fix, determine, decree, decide
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cinn m

  1. inflection of ceann (head):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cinn chinn gcinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Middle IrishEdit

NounEdit

cinn

  1. inflection of cenn:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cinn chinn cinn
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *kinnuz (chin), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-, *ǵénus. Compare Old Frisian zin, Old Saxon, Old Dutch, and Old High German kinni, Old Norse kinn, Gothic 𐌺𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌿𐍃 (kinnus) and Latin gena, Ancient Greek γένυς (génus), Welsh gen, Tocharian A śanwem, Old Armenian ծնաւտ (cnawt), Lithuanian žandas, Persian چانه(čâne), Sanskrit हनु (hánu).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ċinn n

  1. chin
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See cynn.

NounEdit

cinn n

  1. Alternative form of cynn

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cinn

  1. genitive singular of cenn

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cinn chinn cinn
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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VerbEdit

cinn (past chinn, future cinnidh, verbal noun cinntinn, past participle cinnte)

  1. grow
  2. increase, multiply
  3. prosper

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

cinn m

  1. inflection of ceann:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cinn chinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit