zijne

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From Middle Dutch sine. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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zijne

  1. non-attributive form of zijn (English: his)
    Normally used in conjunction with the definite article de or het, depending on the gender of what is being referred to.
    Die auto is de zijne.That car is his one. or That car is his.
    Dat huis is het zijne.That house is his one. or That house is his.
    Dat is de/het zijne.That is his one. or That is his.
  2. (archaic, dialectal) Inflected form of zijn
    Used for masculine words in Flemish and Brabantian dialects.
    Dat is zijne stoel. (standard Dutch: Dat is zijn stoel.)That's his chair.

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