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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sinni n (genitive singular sinnis, nominative plural sinni)

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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish sininen.

AdjectiveEdit

siņņi

  1. blue

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

sinni (emphatic)

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

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sinþą, *gasinþą (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