pinn

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See also: pínn

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinn m

  1. inflection of peann:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pinn phinn bpinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinn m (definite singular pinnen, indefinite plural pinnar, definite plural pinnane)

  1. Alternative form of pinne

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *pinniz, *pinnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bendn-, *bend- (to protrude, jut out; peak). Cognate with Old Saxon pinn, pin (pin; peg), Old High German pfin, phin (peg, pin, nail), Middle Low German pinne (small, long, pointed object) (whence also late Old Norse pinni).

Noun[edit]

pinn ?

  1. pin; peg
  2. an instrument of writing; pen

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: pinne, pin