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Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the present plural forms of wesen, which were always identical to the infinitive in Middle Dutch.

VerbEdit

sijn

  1. alternative infinitive of wesen
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch sīn, from Proto-Germanic *sīnaz.

DeterminerEdit

sijn

  1. his
  2. its
InflectionEdit

This determiner needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

sijn

  1. first- and third-person plural present indicative and subjunctive of wēsen

Further readingEdit

  • sijn (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • sijn (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • sijn (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • sijn (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929