cinan

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See also: cìnán, ĉinan, ciñan, and Číňan

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *kīnan, from Proto-Germanic *kīnaną (to split; crack; germinate; sprout).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ċīnan

  1. to burst; split into pieces; break into chinks
  2. to gape; yawn

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: chynen, chine, chyne
    • English: chine (obsolete)
    • Scots: chime, chun