synd

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundī; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

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Noun[edit]

synd c ( singular definite synden, plural indefinite synder)

  1. sin
  2. pity, shame, sorrow

Derived terms[edit]

  • for sine synders skyld - "because of his sins" (in punishment of)
jeg blev leder af virksomheden for mine synders skyld - I became leader of this company in punishment of my sins (jocular)
  • det er synd - it's a pity
det er synd for hende - it's a pity for her

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

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Noun[edit]

synd f (genitive singular syndar, plural syndir)

  1. sin
  2. injustice
  3. pity, sorrow, shame

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Declension[edit]

Declension of synd
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative synd syndin syndir syndirnar
accusative synd syndina syndir syndirnar
dative synd syndini syndum syndunum
genitive syndar syndarinnar synda syndanna

References[edit]

  • V. U. Hammershaimb: Færøsk Anthologi. Copenhagen 1891, 3rd edition Tórshavn 1991 (vol. 2, p. 340: synd)
  • Jóhan Hendrik W. Poulsen, et al.: Føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn: Føroya Fróðskaparfelag 1998. (synd)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

synd f (genitive singular syndar, nominative plural syndir)

  1. sin
  2. shame
    Það er synd að þetta skuli vera svona.
    It is a shame it has to be like that.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

Noun[edit]

synd f, m (definite singular synda or synden, indefinite plural synder, definite plural syndene)

  1. a sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow
  3. synes synd - to be / feel sorry for

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

Noun[edit]

synd f (definite singular synda, indefinite plural synder, definite plural syndene)

  1. a sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sundijō, whence also Old English synn, Old Saxon sundia, Old High German sunta, Old Dutch sunda.

Noun[edit]

synd f

  1. sin

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: synd
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: synd
  • Swedish: synd

References[edit]

  • synd in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse synd, from Proto-Germanic *sundijō; compare Old English synn (modern English sin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

synd c

  1. sin

Declension[edit]

Inflection of synd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative synd synden synder synderna
Genitive synds syndens synders syndernas

Interjection[edit]

synd

  1. (what a) pity, shame