-yn

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See also: yn, YN, yN, yn-, and ŷn

Danish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-yn

  1. (organic chemistry) -yne

Dutch[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-yn

  1. (organic chemistry) -yne

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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-yn

  1. Suffix variant for the illative singular, see -Vn.

Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate to Irish -anna, Scottish Gaelic -an.

Suffix[edit]

-yn

  1. Pluralisation suffix, similar to English -s

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-yn

  1. -self (emphatic)
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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *-ïnn.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-yn m (feminine -en)

  1. Used to form masculine singulative forms of certain words
    plant (children)plentyn (child)
  2. Used to form masculine diminutive forms of certain words
    bachgen (boy)bachgenyn (little boy)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 260