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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek syn-, with, together, having same function as co-, (synthesis, synoptic)

AdjectiveEdit

syn (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) That has a torsion angle between 0° and 90°.

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AfrikaansEdit

PronounEdit

syn

  1. Obsolete form of sy.

ParticleEdit

syn

  1. Obsolete form of se.
  2. Obsolete form of s'n.

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

syn m

  1. son

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • syn in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • syn in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýn, cognate to se.

NounEdit

syn

  1. vision, faculty of sight
    Hun har nedsat syn på det højre øje.
    She has reduced vision in the right eye.
  2. a way of perceiving something
    De havde et ganske andet syn på sandsynlighedsfeltsbegrebet.
    They had quite another view of the concept of the probability field.
    Sikke dog et forskruet og forældet menneskesyn!
    What a twisted and antiquated view of humans!

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Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

syn

  1. vision (mystical event)
    Shamanen påstår at have fået et syn.
    The shaman claims to have received a vision.

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Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sūˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

syn m (diminutive synk)

  1. son

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • syn in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • syn in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýn

NounEdit

syn n (definite singular synet, indefinite plural syn or syner, definite plural syna or synene) (genitive form syne)

  1. sight, eyesight, vision (ability to see)
  2. a sight
    et vakkert syn - a beautiful sight
  3. komme til syne (old genitive form) - come into sight
  4. a vision or hallucination
  5. a premonition
  6. a view (opinion)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse sýn

NounEdit

syn n (definite singular synet, indefinite plural syn, definite plural syna)
syn f (definite singular syna, indefinite plural syner, definite plural synene)

  1. sight, eyesight, vision (ability to see)
  2. a sight
    eit vakkert syn - a beautiful sight
  3. (especially feminine) a vision
  4. (feminine plural only) hallucinations
  5. a view (opinion)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

syn

  1. imperative of syna

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

sȳn f

  1. sight, ability to see
  2. appearance

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DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

syn m pers (diminutive synek)

  1. son

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • syn in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sūˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

syn m (genitive singular syna, nominative plural synovia, genitive plural synov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. son

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • syn in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish sȳn, from Old Norse sýn, sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

syn c

  1. sight (ability to see), vision
  2. a sight, a view
  3. a vision, a revelation (of the future)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of syn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative syn synen syner synerna
Genitive syns synens syners synernas

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Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

NounEdit

syn m

  1. son

DeclensionEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sīnaz (his, her, its, their, reflexive possessive pronoun), from Proto-Indo-European *séynos, genitive of *só (that); cognate with Swedish sin, Faroese sín, Dutch zijn, German sein.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

syn

  1. his
  2. its