sinni

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sinn.

Noun[edit]

sinni ‎(n) (sinni-s, -)

  1. disposition, a turn of mind
  2. an opinion

Derived terms[edit]


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.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sinþą, *gasinþą ‎(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