siþ

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sīþaz. Cognate with Old High German sīd and Old Norse síðr.

Adjective[edit]

sīþ

  1. late

Adverb[edit]

sīþ

  1. late

Preposition[edit]

sīþ

  1. after

Conjunction[edit]

sīþ

  1. after

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sinþaz. Cognate with Old Saxon sīþ, Old High German sind, sint, Old Norse sinn (Icelandic sinni), Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌽𐌸𐍃 (sinþs). The root is a variant of the ancestor of sendan.

Noun[edit]

sīþ m (nominative plural sīþas)

  1. journey, movement
    Brim berstende blodegesan hweop sæmanna sið: the bursting ocean had threatened the seamen’s journey with blood-fear. (Junius Exodus)
  2. time, occasion
    ða wæs forma sið deorum madme þæt his dom alæg: that was the first time for the precious treasure that its renown failed. (Beowulf 1527)
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