sinum

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinum

  1. indefinite dative plural of sin

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Maybe from the same Proto-Indo-European root common to Lithuanian sìlis (crib) and sìlė (trough)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sīnum n (genitive sīnī); second declension

  1. A large, round drinking vessel with swelling sides

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sīnum sīna
genitive sīnī sīnōrum
dative sīnō sīnīs
accusative sīnum sīna
ablative sīnō sīnīs
vocative sīnum sīna

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sīnum

  1. accusative singular of sīnus

References[edit]

  • sinum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sinum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sinum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sinum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) on good grounds; reasonably: non sine causa
    • (ambiguous) without doubt, beyond all doubt: sine dubio (not sine ullo dubio)
    • (ambiguous) without any hesitation; without the least scruple: sine ulla dubitatione
    • (ambiguous) without delay: sine mora or nulla mora interposita
    • (ambiguous) to be driven into the arms of philosophy: in sinum philosophiae compelli
    • (ambiguous) indisputably; incontestably: sine (ulla) controversia
    • (ambiguous) to read a speech: de scripto orationem habere, dicere (opp. sine scripto, ex memoria)
    • (ambiguous) without any disguise, frankly: sine fuco ac fallaciis (Att. 1. 1. 1)
    • (ambiguous) with no moderation: sine modo; nullo modo adhibito
    • (ambiguous) to lend some one money (without interest): pecuniam alicui credere (sine fenore, usuris)
    • (ambiguous) to restore prisoners without ransom: captivos sine pretio reddere
  • sinum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “sinum”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 546