sund

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Regional variety of standard Dutch zonde.

Interjection[edit]

sund

  1. pity!, a shame

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundą ‎(swimming; sound), from Proto-Indo-European *swem- ‎(swimming; sea). Related to svimja.

Noun[edit]

sund n (genitive singular sunds, plural sund)

  1. (geography) sound, channel

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sund sundið sund sundini
Accusative sund sundið sund sundini
Dative sundi sundinum sundum sundunum
Genitive sunds sundsins sunda sundanna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sund n ‎(genitive singular sunds, nominative plural sund)

  1. (uncountable) swimming, the act of swimming
  2. channel, strait, sound
  3. alley, lane

Declension[edit]

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sundą, from pre-Germanic *swm-to- ( > English swim). Cognate with Old Norse sund (Norwegian sund ‎(swimming, strait)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sund n ‎(nominative plural sund)

  1. swimming
  2. (poetic) sea, water

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Welsh hwn ‎(this) and Proto-Celtic *sindos ‎(this) (see sin and in).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sund

  1. here (in this place)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 24a38
      Ní epur a n-anman sund.
      I do not say their names here.
  2. here (to this place), hither

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish sunder, from Middle Low German sunt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sund

  1. sound, healthy (medically or mentally)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sund
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sund sundare sundast
Neuter singular sunt sundare sundast
Plural sunda sundare sundast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sunde sundare sundaste
All sunda sundare sundaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundą, from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥tóm.

Noun[edit]

sund n

  1. a sound, a strait (narrow water)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sund 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sund sundet sund sunden
Genitive sunds sundets sunds sundens
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used alone, sundet refers to Öresund between Denmark and Sweden.