zin

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See also: zîn and zin-

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zin (countable and uncountable, plural zins)

  1. (informal) Zinfandel wine



Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch sin, from Proto-Germanic *sinnaz.

Noun[edit]

zin m (plural zinnen, diminutive zinnetje n)

  1. (grammar) sentence
  2. desire, appetite; intention
  3. meaning, significance
    Wat is de zin van het leven? — What is the meaning of life?
  4. point, sense
    Dat heeft geen zin. — There's no point.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

zin

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zinnen
  2. imperative of zinnen

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

zin

  1. incorrect form of verb form zina

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

zin

  1. rafsi of zinki.

Matal[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ʒín] [1]

Verb[edit]

zin

  1. (intransitive) to smell

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rossing, Melvin Olaf (1978), “zin”, in Mafa-Mada: A Comparative Study of Chadic Languages in North Cameroun, Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Wisconsin-Madison, page 49

Middle Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

zin

  1. Alternative spelling of sin

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sunne, from Proto-Germanic *sunnǭ (compare West Frisian sinne, Dutch zon), from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥ (sun).

Noun[edit]

zin

  1. sun