sine

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See also: Sine, Síne, Sìne, and sìne

English[edit]

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Sine function

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sinus, translation of Arabic جيب (jaib). The Arabic word was originally a transliteration of a Sanskrit word meaning a chord.

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Noun[edit]

sine (plural sines)

  1. (trigonometry, mathematics) In a right triangle, the ratio of the length of the side opposite an angle to the length of the hypotenuse.

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In various branches of mathematics, the sine of an angle is determined in various ways, including the following:

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siːnə/, [ˈsiːnə], [ˌsiːnə]

Pronoun[edit]

sine

  1. plural form of sin

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sine, siniu, comparative form of sen (old).

Adjective[edit]

sine

  1. comparative form of sean: older

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sine (teat, dug, pap), from Proto-Celtic *sɸenyo-, from Proto-Indo-European *spenyo-. Cognate with Old Norse speni (teat), Scottish Gaelic spain (udder).

Noun[edit]

sine f (genitive sine, nominative plural siní)

  1. nipple
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sine shine
after "an", tsine
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sene-, *sane- (apart, without). Cognate with Old English sundor (apart, separately, by oneself). More at sunder.

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Preposition[edit]

sine

  1. (with ablative) without
    Sum sine regno.
    I am without a kingdom.

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Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsinɛ/, /ˈsinɐ/

Particle[edit]

sine

  1. yes

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sínir.

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Determiner[edit]

sine pl

  1. plural form of sin

References[edit]

  • “sin” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sínir.

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Determiner[edit]

sine pl

  1. plural form of sin

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin , as with mine, tine.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

sine (stressed reflexive-accusative form of el, ea, ei and ele)

  1. himself, herself, itself, themselves

Synonyms[edit]

  • se (unstressed form)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sine (teat, dug, pap), from Proto-Celtic *svenio for Proto-Indo-European *spenio. Cognate with Old Norse speni (teat), Scottish spain (udder).

Noun[edit]

sine f (genitive sine, plural sinean)

  1. (anatomy) nipple, teat

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English gin.

Noun[edit]

sine f

  1. gin (drink)

Etymology 3[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sine

  1. comparative form of sean