syn

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See also: sýn, syn-, -syn, and

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek syn-, with, together, having same function as co-, (synthesis, synoptic)

Adjective[edit]

syn (comparative more syn, superlative most syn)

  1. (chemistry) That has a torsion angle between 0° and 90°.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

syn

  1. Obsolete form of sy.

Particle[edit]

syn

  1. Obsolete form of se.
  2. Obsolete form of s'n.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

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Noun[edit]

syn m

  1. son

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External links[edit]

  • syn in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • syn in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýn, cognate to se.

Noun[edit]

syn

  1. vision, faculty of sight
    Hun har nedsat syn på det højre øje.
    She has reduced vision on the right eye.
  2. a way of perceiving something
    De havde et ganske andet syn på sandsynlighedsfeltsbegrebet.
    They had quite another view of the concept of the probability field.
    Sikke dog et forskruet og forældet menneskesyn!
    What a twisted and antiquated view of humans!

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Noun[edit]

syn

  1. vision (mystical event)
    Shamanen påstår at have fået et syn.
    The shaman claims to have received a vision.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sūˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

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Noun[edit]

syn m (diminutive synk)

  1. son

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References[edit]

  • syn in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • syn in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýn

Noun[edit]

syn n (definite singular synet, indefinite plural syn or syner, definite plural syna or synene) (genitive form syne)

  1. sight, eyesight, vision (ability to see)
  2. a sight
    et vakkert syn - a beautiful sight
  3. komme til syne (old genitive form) - come into sight
  4. a vision or hallucination
  5. a premonition
  6. a view (opinion)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sýn

Noun[edit]

syn n (definite singular synet, indefinite plural syn, definite plural syna)

syn f (definite singular syna, indefinite plural syner, definite plural synene)

  1. sight, eyesight, vision (ability to see)
  2. a sight
    eit vakkert syn - a beautiful sight
  3. (especially feminine) a vision
  4. (feminine plural only) hallucinations
  5. a view (opinion)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

syn

  1. imperative of syna

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz.

Noun[edit]

sȳn f

  1. sight, ability to see
  2. appearance

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

syn m pers (diminutive synek)

  1. son

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External links[edit]

  • syn in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sūˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

syn m (genitive singular syna, nominative plural synovia, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. son

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External links[edit]

  • syn in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sȳn, from Old Norse sýn, sjón, from Proto-Germanic *siuniz.

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Noun[edit]

syn c

  1. sight (ability to see), vision
  2. a sight, a view
  3. a vision, a revelation (of the future)

Declension[edit]

Declension of syn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative syn synen syner synerna
Genitive syns synens syners synernas

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Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Noun[edit]

syn m

  1. son

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sīnaz (his, her, its, their, reflexive possessive pronoun), from Proto-Indo-European *séynos, genitive of *só (that); cognate with Swedish sin, Faroese sín, Dutch zijn, German sein.

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Pronoun[edit]

syn

  1. his
  2. its