zin

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

zin (countable and uncountable, plural zins)

  1. (informal) Zinfandel wine



Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch sin, from Proto-Germanic *sinnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zin m (plural zinnen, diminutive zinnetje n)

  1. (grammar) sentence
  2. desire, appetite; intention
  3. meaning, significance
    Wat is de zin van het leven? — What is the meaning of life?
  4. point, sense
    Dat heeft geen zin. — There's no point.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Expressions[edit]

in ruime zin

in enge zin

Verb[edit]

zin

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zinnen
  2. imperative of zinnen

Anagrams[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

zin

  1. rafsi of zinki.

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sunne, from Proto-Germanic *sunnǭ (compare West Frisian sinne, Dutch zon), from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥ (sun).

Noun[edit]

zin

  1. sun