DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundī; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

synd c (singular definite synden, plural indefinite synder)

  1. sin
  2. pity, shame, sorrow

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • for sine synders skyld - "because of his sins" (in punishment of)
jeg blev leder af virksomheden for mine synders skyld - I became leader of this company in punishment of my sins (jocular)
  • det er synd - it's a pity
det er synd for hende - it's a pity for her

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

synd f (genitive singular syndar, plural syndir)

  1. sin
  2. injustice
  3. pity, sorrow, shame

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Declension of synd
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative synd syndin syndir syndirnar
accusative synd syndina syndir syndirnar
dative synd syndini syndum syndunum
genitive syndar syndarinnar synda syndanna

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ReferencesEdit

  • V. U. Hammershaimb: Færøsk Anthologi. Copenhagen 1891, 3rd edition Tórshavn 1991 (vol. 2, p. 340: synd)
  • Jóhan Hendrik W. Poulsen, et al.: Føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn: Føroya Fróðskaparfelag 1998. (synd)

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundī; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

synd f (genitive singular syndar, nominative plural syndir)

  1. sin
  2. shame
    Það er synd að þetta skuli vera svona.
    It is a shame it has to be like that.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

NounEdit

synd f or m (definite singular synda or synden, indefinite plural synder, definite plural syndene)

  1. a sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow
  3. synes synd - to be / feel sorry for

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

NounEdit

synd f (definite singular synda, indefinite plural synder, definite plural syndene)

  1. a sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sundī (sin, crime; something that should not be), whence also Old English synn, Old Saxon sundia, Old High German sunta, Old Dutch sunda. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es- (to be).

NounEdit

synd f

  1. sin

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: synd
  • Faroese: synd
  • Icelandic: synd
  • Norn: sind
  • Norwegian Bokmål: synd
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: synd
  • Swedish: synd

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

synd c

  1. sin

DeclensionEdit

Declension of synd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative synd synden synder synderna
Genitive synds syndens synders syndernas

InterjectionEdit

synd

  1. (what a) pity, shame

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