sinnuma

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sinnum (dative plural of sinn (time)), commonly occurring in multiplication, e.g. fjórum sinnum þrír (four times three).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sinnuma (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sinnumaði, supine sinnumað)

  1. (mathematics, childish) to multiply

Usage notesEdit

This word is not generally accepted, and is mostly used by children. The preferred term is margfalda.