See also: Siden

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish sithæn, from Old Norse síðan, from síð- + *-þan. Compare Swedish sedan, Old English siþþan, and — indirectly — with English since and Dutch sinds.[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sidən/, [ˈsiðən] As conjunction and preposition also without stress.

AdverbEdit

siden

  1. since, later (on), afterwards, in the time since then
    Han tog afsted i onsdags, og jeg har ikke set ham siden.
    He left last Wednesday, and I haven't seen him since.
    Kolonien blev etableret i det syttende århundrede; siden da er den vokset til 54.000 indbyggere.
    The colony was established in the 17th century; since then it has grown to 54,000 inhabitants.
  2. since, ago (referring to the length of time between some past event and the (narrative) present)
    Hvor længe siden er det du flyttede hertil?
    How long has it been since you moved here? / How long ago did you move here?
    Det var fem år siden jeg flyttede hertil, da jeg mødte min nuværende kone.
    It had been five years since I moved here, when I met my now-wife.
  3. (with for) ago (referring to a point in time a definite amount of time in the past)
    Jeg kom hertil for fem måneder siden.
    I came here five months ago.
    see for ... siden

ConjunctionEdit

siden

  1. since (temporal)
  2. since (causal)
    Siden det er varmt, bliver jeg indendørs.
    As it is hot, I shall stay indoors.

PrepositionEdit

siden

  1. since

Etymology 2Edit

See side (side, page).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siːdən/, [ˈsiːðən]

NounEdit

siden c

  1. definite singular of side

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Torp, Alf (1919) Nynorsk Etymologisk Ordbok, Oslo: H. Aschehoug and Co. (W. Nygaard)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Danish siden, compare native sia from Old Norse síðan.

AdverbEdit

siden

  1. since
  2. afterwards, later
  3. presently, by and by
  4. then
  5. ago (for ... siden)
    for lenge siden - a long time ago

PrepositionEdit

siden

  1. since

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

siden m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of side

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

siden

  1. plural of side