IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse seinn, from Proto-Germanic *sainaz, *sainijaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seinn (comparative seinni, superlative seinastur)

  1. late, tardy
    Hann hlýtur að vera kominn — hann er aldrei seinn.
    He must be here already—he's never late.
    Við erum orðnar seinar í tíma!
    We're late for class!
  2. slow

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

seinn (past sheinn, future seinnidh, verbal noun seinn, past participle seinnte)

  1. sing
  2. (dated) play (musical intrument)

NounEdit

seinn f (genitive singular seinne)

  1. singing

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MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
seinn sheinn
after "an", t-seinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.