See also: pínn

Cimbrian edit

Verb edit


  1. first-person singular present indicative of soin

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

pinn m

  1. inflection of peann:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pinn phinn bpinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Noun edit

pinn m (definite singular pinnen, indefinite plural pinnar, definite plural pinnane)

  1. Alternative form of pinne

Old English edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *pinn, *pint, from Proto-Germanic *pinniz, *pinnaz, *pintiz, from Proto-Indo-European *bendn-, *bend- (to protrude, jut out; peak). Cognate with Old Saxon pinn, pin (pin; peg), Old High German pfin, phin (peg, pin, nail), Middle Low German pinne (small, long, pointed object) (whence also late Old Norse pinni).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

pinn m

  1. pin; peg
  2. an instrument of writing; pen

Usage notes edit

  • The gender is not known for sure, but it is likely masculine based on Old Saxon pinn, pin (pin, peg) and Old High German pfin, phin (pin, peg), which are both i-stem and a-stem masculine nouns.

Declension edit


Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Middle English: pinne, pin