hyn

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See also: hyn', -hyn, and hŷn

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hyn

  1. Alternative form of in (in)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hyn

  1. Alternative form of hine

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyn

  1. definite singular of hy

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *sindos (this).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hyn (masculine hwn, feminine hon)

  1. this (abstract, non-gender specific)
    Mae hyn yn ddiflas.
    This is boring. (meeting, situation, etc.)

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Determiner[edit]

hyn

  1. (formal) (South Wales, colloquial) these
    (formal)
    A yw'r ystafelloedd hyn ar gael gennych?
    Do you have these rooms available?
    (South Wales, colloquial)
    Ydy'r stafelloedd hyn ar gael 'da chi?
    Do you have these rooms available?
  2. (South Wales, colloquial) this (alternative to colloquial yma and formal hwn/hon)
    Mae'r stafell hyn ar gael os y'ch chi'n moyn, ond nage'r lleill.
    This room is available if you want, but not the others.

Usage notes[edit]

Follows the noun, which is preceded by the definite article.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “hyn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies