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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See lin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyn (plural lyns)

  1. (Scotland) A waterfall.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lyn in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyn n (singular definite lynet, plural indefinite lyn)

  1. lightning

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

lyn

  1. imperative of lyne

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lyn (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of lyne

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lyn (plural lynes)

  1. Alternative form of lynde.

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

NounEdit

lyn n (definite singular lynet, indefinite plural lyn, definite plural lyna or lynene)

  1. (a flash of) lightning

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyn n (definite singular lynet, indefinite plural lyn, definite plural lyna)

  1. (a flash of) lightning

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


ScanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyn n

  1. lightning

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyn

  1. Soft mutation of glyn.
  2. Soft mutation of llyn.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glyn lyn nglyn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llyn lyn unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

lyn

  1. ago
    twa jier lyn
    two years ago

Further readingEdit

  • lyn (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011