sijn

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the present plural forms of wesen, which were always identical to the infinitive in Middle Dutch.

Verb[edit]

sijn

  1. alternative infinitive of wesen
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch sīn, from Proto-Germanic *sīnaz.

Determiner[edit]

sijn

  1. his
  2. its
Inflection[edit]

This determiner needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

sijn

  1. inflection of wēsen:
    1. first-person and third-person plural present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person plural present subjunctive

Further reading[edit]

  • sijn (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • sijn (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • sijn (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • sijn (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929