See also: Sinni

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse sinn, a borrowing from Middle Low German.

NounEdit

sinni n (genitive singular sinnis, nominative plural sinni)

  1. disposition, mind
    Synonyms: hugur, geð
  2. opinion
    Synonyms: skoðun, álit
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

sinni

  1. feminine dative singular of sinn
DeclensionEdit
Possessive pronouns (eignarfornöfn)
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative sinn sín sitt sínir sínar sín
accusative sinn sína sitt sína sínar sín
dative sínum sinni sínu sínum sínum sínum
genitive síns sinnar síns sinna sinna sinna

LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish sininen.

AdjectiveEdit

siņņi

  1. blue

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *sisni, dissimilated from Proto-Celtic *snisni, from *snīs (we) (compare Welsh nini, ni).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

sinni (emphatic)

  1. we
    Is sinni.It is we.
    Synonyms: nini, sisni, snisni

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: sinn
  • Scottish Gaelic: sinn
  • Manx: shin

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sinþô, *gasinþô (companion). Cognate with Old English ġesīþ, Old Saxon gisīth, Old High German gisind, gisindo, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰 (gasinþa), 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌾𐌰 (gasinþja).

NounEdit

sinni m (genitive sinna, plural sinnar)

  1. (poetic) follower, companion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sinni in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press