sinni

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinni n (genitive singular sinnis, nominative plural sinni)

  1. disposition, mind
    Synonyms: hugur, geð
  2. opinion
    Synonyms: skoðun, álit

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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 (compare Welsh nini).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sinni (emphatic)

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

Descendants[edit]


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