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Danish

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse synd, cf. Old English synn.

Noun

synd c., synden, pl. synder

  1. sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow

Derived terms

  • 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

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse synd, cf. Old English synn.

Noun

synd f.

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

Usage notes

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Declension

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

  • 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

Etymology

From Old Norse synd. Compare Old English synn (English sin).

Pronunciation

Noun

synd f. (genitive singular syndar, plural syndir)

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

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Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse synd, cf. Old English synn.

Noun

synd c., synden, pl. synder

  1. sin
  2. a pity, shame, sorrow

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Old Norse

Noun

synd f.

  1. sin

Descendants

  • Norwegian (bokmål): synd
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): synd
  • Swedish: synd c.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse synd, cf. Old English synn.

Pronunciation

Noun

synd c.

  1. sin

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