sin-

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Irish[edit]

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sin-

  1. syn-

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Indo-European *sem-. Akin to Old Frisian sin-, Old Saxon sin-, Old High German sin-, Old Norse sí-, Old English sinnan (to meditate on, care about, heed).

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sin-

  1. ever, everlasting, continual, perpetual
    sintrendelround, ever turning
    sinwealtround, ever rolling
    sindrēameverlasting joy
    singrēneevergreen
  2. huge, immense; exceedingly, very
    sinherehuge/immense army
    singrimexceedingly fierce
    sinīeþevery gentle

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Indo-European *sem-.

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sin-

  1. ever-, eternal-

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Indo-European *sem-.

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sin-

  1. ever-, eternal-

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek, from σύν (sún, with, in company with, together with).

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sin-

  1. syn-

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