See also: Linne

English

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Etymology

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See linen.

Noun

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linne

  1. (obsolete) flax

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Irish

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Etymology 1

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linne

  1. genitive singular of linn

Etymology 2

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linn +‎ -ne

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linne

  1. first-person plural emphatic of le

Middle English

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Etymology 1

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Verb

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linne

  1. Alternative form of linnen

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Adjective

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linne

  1. Alternative form of lynnen

Scottish Gaelic

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Etymology

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From Old Irish lind

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linne f (genitive singular linne, plural linneachan or linntean)

  1. firth
  2. pond, pool
  3. waterfall

Swedish

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Han har på sig ett linne
 
Hon har på sig ett linne

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Inherited from Old Swedish linne, from Middle Low German linne. Doublet of lin. Arguably a back-formation by misinterpreting archaic linnet n (adjective), from linnen c (adjective), as a noun. See Proto-West Germanic *līnīn.

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Noun

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linne n

  1. linen
  2. a tank top, a singlet, (UK) a vest
    Jag har på mig ett linne för att visa upp min muskulösa kropp
    I am wearing a tank top to show off my muscular body
  3. a camisole
    Synonym: kamisol
  4. (somewhat dated) a nightgown, a nightdress
    Synonyms: nattlinne, särk
    Hon öppnade dörren i bara linnet
    She answered the door in just her nightgown

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Declension of linne 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative linne linnet linnen linnena
Genitive linnes linnets linnens linnenas

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