sund

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Regional variety of standard Dutch zonde.

Interjection[edit]

sund

  1. pity!, a shame

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundą (swimming; sound), from Proto-Indo-European *swem- (swimming; sea). Related to svimja.

Noun[edit]

sund n (genitive singular sunds, plural sund)

  1. (geography) sound, channel

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sund sundið sund sundini
Accusative sund sundið sund sundini
Dative sundi sundinum sundum sundunum
Genitive sunds sundsins sunda sundanna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sund n (genitive singular sunds, nominative plural sund)

  1. (uncountable) swimming, the act of swimming
  2. channel, strait, sound
  3. alley, lane

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sundą, from pre-Germanic *swm-to- ( > English swim). Cognate with Old Norse sund (Norwegian sund (swimming, strait)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sund n (nominative plural sund)

  1. swimming
  2. (poetic) sea, water

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Welsh hwn (this) and Proto-Celtic *sindo- (this) (see sin and in).

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Adverb[edit]

sund

  1. here (in this place)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 24a38
      Ní epur a n-anman sund.
      I do not say their names here.
  2. here (to this place), hither

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sund

  1. sound, healthy (medically or mentally)

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Noun[edit]

sund n

  1. a sound, a strait (narrow water)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Used alone, sundet refers to Öresund between Denmark and Sweden.