sinnuma

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sinnum (dative plural of sinn (time)), commonly occurring in multiplication, e.g. fjórum sinnum þrír (four times three).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sinnuma (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sinnumaði, supine sinnumað)

  1. (mathematics, childish) to multiply

Usage notes[edit]

This word is not generally accepted, and is mostly used by children. The preferred term is margfalda.