rinc

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rinc (present analytic rinceann, future analytic rincfidh, verbal noun rince, past participle rincthe)

  1. to dance
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English rink.

Noun[edit]

rinc f (genitive singular rince, nominative plural rinceanna)

  1. (sports) rink
Declension[edit]

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch ring, from Proto-Germanic *hringaz.

Noun[edit]

rinc m

  1. ring
  2. circle
  3. circle of people
  4. gathering of people
  5. entourage, escort

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • rinc”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • rinc”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rinkiz (upright man), from Proto-Germanic *rinkaz (straight, upright). Cognate with Old Saxon rink, Old Norse rekkr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rinc m

  1. (poetic) man, warrior

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