synd

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

synd f (genitive singular syndar, plural syndir)

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

Usage notes[edit]

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Declension[edit]

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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

synd

  1. sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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]

Interjection[edit]

synd

  1. (what a) pity, shame