sinni

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Afar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • (Northern Afar) IPA(key): /ˈsinːi/
  • (Southern Afar) IPA(key): /ˈʃinːi/
  • Hyphenation: sin‧ni

Pronoun[edit]

sínni

  1. (Southern Afar) yourselves
  2. (Southern Afar) themselves
  3. (Awash) ourselves
See also[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • (Northern Afar) IPA(key): /sinˈni/
  • (Southern Afar) IPA(key): /ʃinˈni/
  • Hyphenation: sin‧ni

Determiner[edit]

sinní

  1. (Southern Afar) your own
  2. (Southern Afar) their own
  3. (Awash) our own
See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985) An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN, page 138
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish sinne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsinːi/, [ˈs̠inːi]
  • Rhymes: -inːi
  • Syllabification: sin‧ni

Noun[edit]

sinni

  1. (dialectal) stubbornness, perseverance, doggedness, especially in a negative way

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sinni (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative sinni sinnit
genitive sinnin sinnien
partitive sinniä sinnejä
illative sinniin sinneihin
singular plural
nominative sinni sinnit
accusative nom. sinni sinnit
gen. sinnin
genitive sinnin sinnien
partitive sinniä sinnejä
inessive sinnissä sinneissä
elative sinnistä sinneistä
illative sinniin sinneihin
adessive sinnillä sinneillä
ablative sinniltä sinneiltä
allative sinnille sinneille
essive sinninä sinneinä
translative sinniksi sinneiksi
instructive sinnein
abessive sinnittä sinneittä
comitative sinneineen
Possessive forms of sinni (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person sinnini sinnimme
2nd person sinnisi sinninne
3rd person sinninsä

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sinn, a borrowing from Middle Low German.

Noun[edit]

sinni n (genitive singular sinnis, nominative plural sinni)

  1. disposition, mind
    Synonyms: hugur, geð
  2. opinion
    Synonyms: skoðun, álit
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

sinni

  1. feminine dative singular of sinn
Declension[edit]
Possessive pronouns (eignarfornöfn)
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative sinn sín sitt sínir sínar sín
accusative sinn sína sitt sína sínar sín
dative sínum sinni sínu sínum sínum sínum
genitive síns sinnar síns sinna sinna sinna

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish sininen.

Adjective[edit]

siņņi

  1. blue

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *sisni, dissimilated from Proto-Celtic *snisni, from *snīs (we) (compare Welsh nini, ni).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sinni (emphatic)

  1. we
    Is sinni.It is we.
    Synonyms: nini, sisni, snisni

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: sinn
  • Scottish Gaelic: sinn
  • Manx: shin

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sinþô, *gasinþô (companion). Cognate with Old English ġesīþ, Old Saxon gisīth, Old High German gisind, gisindo, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰 (gasinþa), 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌾𐌰 (gasinþja).

Noun[edit]

sinni m (genitive sinna, plural sinnar)

  1. (poetic) follower, companion

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • sinni”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Yogad[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sinní

  1. (interrogative) who