See also: sûnt, sünt, and šunt

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of sum
    Marcus et Lucius sunt nautae.
    Marcus and Lucius are sailors.
    Sunt iuvenēs.
    They are young.
    Sunt silvae in prōvinciā.
    There are forests in the province.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sounden, from Old French sonder, from sonde (sounding line) of Germanic origin, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *sundą.

VerbEdit

sunt (verbal noun suntal or sunteil, past participle suntit)

  1. (nautical) to sound, fathom, chart by sounding

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sunt hunt
after "yn", tunt
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. neuter singular of sunn

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. neuter singular of sunn

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. (Anglo-Norman) third-person plural present indicative of estre

Old IrishEdit

AdverbEdit

sunt

  1. Alternative spelling of sund

RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sum (I am) and sunt (they are).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fi
    Sunt un bărbat.
    I'm a man.
    Sunt un băiat de șapte ani.
    I'm a seven-year-old boy. (literally, I'm a boy of seven years.)
  2. third-person plural present indicative of fi
    Ei sunt bărbați.
    They are men.

Usage notesEdit

  • This word was spelled sînt until the 1993 spelling reform (which also changed sîntem to suntem and sînteți to sunteți). Indeed, the sînt spelling remains common in Moldova and is still used by some in Romania (especially among the older generation). It was also spelled sânt before the 1953 spelling reform.

SynonymsEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian send, from Proto-West Germanic *sindi, from Proto-Germanic *sindi. Cognates include North Frisian san and German sind.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sʊnt/
  • Hyphenation: sunt

VerbEdit

sunt

  1. plural indicative present of weze

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “weze”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sunt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of sund.

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