seinn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse seinn, from Proto-Germanic *sainaz, *sainijaz.

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seinn (comparative seinni, superlative seinastur)

  1. late, tardy syn.
    Hann hlýtur að vera kominn — hann er aldrei seinn.
    He must be here already—he's never late.
    Við erum orðnar seinar í tíma!
    We're late for class!
  2. slow syn.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

seinn (past sheinn, future seinnidh, verbal noun seinn, past participle seinnte)

  1. sing
  2. (dated) play (musical intrument)

Noun[edit]

seinn f (genitive singular seinne)

  1. singing

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