Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English þynne, from Proto-Germanic *þunnuz. Akin to Middle High German dünne, Middle Low German dünne, Middle Dutch dunne, and Old Danish thun.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

thinne

  1. thin, narrow, skinny, slender
  2. (physically) weak
  3. sparse, barren, devoid of features
  4. scarce, rare, uncommon
  5. liquid, flowing
  6. light, airy

DescendantsEdit

  • English: thin
  • Scots: thin

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NounEdit

thinne (uncountable)

  1. thinness, narrowness, skinniness, slenderness
  2. worn clothing
  3. liquid, fluid
  4. lightness, airiness
  5. A light object

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AdverbEdit

thinne

  1. In a thin covering; in a smattering
  2. thinly or lightly clothed
  3. sparsely, lightly
  4. weakly

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