See also: sain, säin, and sain-

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French (compare French saindoux), from Vulgar Latin *saginum, from Latin sagīna (fatness).[1]

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saín m (plural saíns)

  1. fish oil, which was used for lighting
  2. lard; rendered lard
    Synonym: pingo

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

saín

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of saír

ReferencesEdit

  • sayn” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • saín” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • saín” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • saín” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

saín m (plural saines)

  1. fish oil, which was used for lighting
  2. lard; rendered lard