mynd

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mynd.

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Noun[edit]

mynd f (genitive singular myndar, plural myndir)

  1. image, picture
  2. imagination (created by words)

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mynd myndin myndir myndirnar
Accusative mynd myndina myndir myndirnar
Dative mynd myndini myndum myndunum
Genitive myndar myndarinnar mynda myndanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mynd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mynd f (genitive singular myndar, nominative plural myndir)

  1. an image, a picture
    Þetta er afar falleg mynd sem þú málaðir.
    This is a very nice picture you've painted.
  2. a form, an image
    • Genesis 5:3 (Icelandic, English)
      Adam lifði hundrað og þrjátíu ár. Þá gat hann son í líking sinni, eftir sinni mynd, og nefndi hann Set.
      When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.
  3. a movie, a film
    Eigum við að fara á einhverja mynd?
    Wanna go see a film?

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Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Suppletive verb; verbal noun from Middle Welsh mynet, from Proto-Brythonic *monetu (compare Cornish mones, Breton mont), verbal noun of Proto-Celtic *mon-ī- (compare Middle Irish muinithir (goes around)), from Proto-Indo-European *menH- (compare Umbrian menes (will come), Lithunaian mìnti (to trample, scutch)). Indicative forms from Proto-Celtic *ago- (to drive) (compare Old Irish aigid), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (compare Latin agō). The forms in el- are from Proto-Celtic *ɸel- (to approach, drive), from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (compare Latin pellō (strike, drive), Epic Greek πίλναμαι (pílnamai, approach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [mɨ̞nd]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [mɪnd]

Verb[edit]

mynd (irregular)

  1. to go
    Mae hi'n mynd i Gaerdydd heno. ― She's going to Cardiff tonight.
    Aeth hi ddoe. ― She went yesterday.
    Awn ni ac yn edrych. ― We will go and look.
    Aet ti i'r ysgol ar droed. ― You went/used to go to school on foot.
    Mae'n angenrheidiol yr elwyf nawr. ― It is necessary that I go now.
    Na, rwy'n mynd ar y trên bach. ― No, I'm taking the little train.

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References[edit]

  • King, Gareth (1993). Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar. London: Routledge, pp. 183, 188, 193–94, 226. ISBN 0-415-09269-8.
  • Klingebiel, Kathryn (1994). 234 Welsh Verbs: Standard Literary Forms. Belmont, Massachusetts: Ford & Bailie, pp. 195–96. ISBN 0-926689-04-5.
  • Thorne, David A. (1993). A Comprehensive Welsh Grammar. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 281–85. ISBN 0-631-16408-1.
  • They Thought You'd Say This