siden

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish sithæn, from Old Norse síðan, from síð- + *-þan. Compare Swedish sedan, Old English siþþan, and — indirectly — with English since and Dutch sinds.[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sidən/, [ˈsiðən] As conjunction and preposition also without stress.

Adverb[edit]

siden

  1. since, later (on), afterwards, in the time since then
    Han tog afsted i onsdags, og jeg har ikke set ham siden.
    He left last Wednesday, and I haven't seen him since.
    Kolonien blev etableret i det syttende århundrede; siden da er den vokset til 54.000 indbyggere.
    The colony was established in the 17th century; since then it has grown to 54,000 inhabitants.
  2. since, ago (referring to the length of time between some past event and the (narrative) present)
    Hvor længe siden er det du flyttede hertil?
    How long has it been since you moved here? / How long ago did you move here?
    Det var fem år siden jeg flyttede hertil, da jeg mødte min nuværende kone.
    It had been five years since I moved here, when I met my now-wife.
  3. (with for) ago (referring to a point in time a definite amount of time in the past)
    Jeg kom hertil for fem måneder siden.
    I came here five months ago.
    see for ... siden

Conjunction[edit]

siden

  1. since (temporal)
  2. since (causal)
    Siden det er varmt, bliver jeg indendørs.
    As it is hot, I shall stay indoors.

Preposition[edit]

siden

  1. since

Etymology 2[edit]

See side (side, page).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siːdən/, [ˈsiːðən]

Noun[edit]

siden c

  1. definite singular of side

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torp, Alf (1919) Nynorsk Etymologisk Ordbok, Oslo: H. Aschehoug and Co. (W. Nygaard)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish siden, compare native sia from Old Norse síðan.

Adverb[edit]

siden

  1. since
  2. afterwards, later
  3. presently, by and by
  4. then
  5. ago (for ... siden)
    for lenge siden - a long time ago

Preposition[edit]

siden

  1. since

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

siden m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of side

References[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

siden

  1. plural of side