hesin

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjá (þessi)).

Pronoun[edit]

hesin m sg

  1. this here, nominative singular masculine demonstrative pronoun

Usage notes[edit]

  • hesin bilur - this car here

Declension[edit]

Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hesin henda / hendan hetta / hettar
Accusative (hvønnfall) henda / hendan hesa
Dative (hvørjumfall) hesum hesari / hesi hesum
Genitive (hvørsfall) - - -
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hesir hesar hesi
Accusative (hvønnfall) hesar
Dative (hvørjumfall) hesum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hesa

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *Háyah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háyas (metal; iron), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éyos (metal; copper, bronze). Cognate with Persian آهن(âhan), Avestan 𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬵(aiiah), Sanskrit अयस् (áyas, iron, metal), Latin aes, Old English ār (whence English ore).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Central Kurdish ئاسن(asn)

hesin m (Arabic spelling هەسن‎)

  1. iron (metal)
  2. anchor

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “hesin”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press