sen

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen (plural sens or sen)

  1. A unit of Japanese currency, worth one hundredth of a yen.
  2. A coin of this value.
    • Charles F. C. Ladd, Jr., Around the World at Seventeen (page 70)
      Before leaving the Kyndam I had bought in exchange what I thought to be enough yens and sens to see me through.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen

  1. (Yorkshire) self
    "Hear all, see all, say nowt. Ate all, sup all, pay nowt. An if ever tha does anythin for nowt, mek sure tha does it for tha sen."
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Abenaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen (inanimate, plural senal)

  1. stone, rock
    senika
    there are a lot of rocks

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen

  1. mind

See also[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *sẹn (thou), compare Turkish sen (you).

Pronoun[edit]

sen (plural siz, possessive adjective seniñ)

  1. you
Inflection
object your: saña
reflexive yourself: özüñ
possessive your: seniñ

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъnъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *su(o)pnum, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, *súpnos (dream), which both are derived from Proto-Indo-European *swep-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen m

  1. dream

Declension[edit]

The form sna is usually only used after the preposition ze (ze sna) and the form snách is usually only used after the preposition ve (ve snách).

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • sen in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sen in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse seinn (late).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seːn/, [seːˀn]

Adjective[edit]

sen

  1. late (proximate in time)
  2. belated, tardy
  3. slow

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sen
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sen senere senest2
Neuter singular sent senere senest2
Plural sene senere senest2
Definite attributive1 sene senere seneste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

sen

  1. without

Derived terms[edit]

  • sen- (without, -less)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The genitive and genitive-looking accusative singular of the demonstrative pronoun se.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sen

  1. Genitive singular form of se.
  2. (demonstrative) it (accusative; direct object)
    Voisitko tehdä sen?
    Could you please do it?
  3. (demonstrative) its (genitive)
    Tuo rotta on varsinainen kiusankappale! Joudun keräämään sen jätöksiä kuistiltani joka aamu.
    That rat is really a nuisance! I have to gather its poopoo from my veranda every morning.

Inflection[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sinus.

Noun[edit]

sen m (plural sens)

  1. (anatomy) bosom, breast
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen f

  1. want, need, desire

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

sen

  1. without

Antonyms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen

  1. cent

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of せん

Latvian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sen

  1. long ago, for a long time; adverbial form of sens
    tas noticis senit happened long ago
    viņš jau sen dzīvo Rīgāhe has lived in Riga for a long time

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sen

  1. rafsi of senpi.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sen

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sěn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • sein (Nynorsk also)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse seinn

Adjective[edit]

sen (neuter singular sent, definite singular and plural sene, comparative senere, indefinite superlative senest, definite superlative seneste)

  1. late

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Determiner[edit]

sen

  1. his own; her own; its own; their own

Related terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen m (oblique plural sens, nominative singular sens, nominative plural sen)

  1. Alternative form of sens

Old Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen m (oblique plural sens, nominative singular sens, nominative plural sen)

  1. direction; orientation
  2. sense; ability to reason

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъnъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *su(o)pnum, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, *súpnos (dream), which both are derived from Proto-Indo-European *swep-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen m inan

  1. dream
  2. sleep

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) si
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) se
  • (Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

sen

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) up, upward, upwards

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъnъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *su(o)pnum, from Proto-Indo-European *súpnos (dream), which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *swep-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sen m (genitive singular sna, nominative plural sny, genitive plural snov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. dream

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • sen in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of seno (sine).

Symbol[edit]

sen

  1. (mathematics) A symbol of the trigonometric function sine.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sen

  1. late
    en sen kväll
    a late evening
    Jag är redan sen till ett möte
    I’m already late for a meeting
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sen
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sen senare senast
Neuter singular sent senare senast
Plural sena senare senast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sene senare senaste
All sena senare senaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From sedan, from Old Swedish siþan, from Old Norse síðan.

Adverb[edit]

sen

  1. later, after that; contracted form of sedan
    Först gjorde vi si, och sen gjorde vi så
    First we did like this, and then we did like that

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English chain.

Noun[edit]

sen

  1. chain

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish سن (sen, thou), from Proto-Turkic *sẹn, oblique case of *sẹ (thou), according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *si (thou). Cognate to siz (you) derived from the same root. Compare Old Turkic 𐰾𐰤 (sen, you), Karakhanid سَنْ‏ (sen, you); Turkic cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sen

  1. you (singular, informal)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]
  • It is one of the two words that have irregular dative case declension. (The other words are ben and biz also have irregular genitive case declension.)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*sẹ-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill


Turkmen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *sẹn, oblique case of *sẹ (thou).

Pronoun[edit]

sen

  1. (personal) you (singular, informal)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“lotus”; SV: liên).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, bông, hoa) sen

  1. lotus

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

sen

  1. Contraction of basen.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sin, from Proto-Germanic *senawō.

Noun[edit]

sen f (definite singular sena, definite plural senjen)

  1. tendon