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4 letters words from 'ginn'

GINN 5 

3 letters words from 'ginn'

GIN 4INN 3

2 letters words from 'ginn'

GI 3IN 2

All 4 letters words made out of ginn

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Definitions and meaning of ginn

ginn

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɪn/

Noun

ginn (plural ginns)

  1. Alternative spelling of jinn

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɪn/

Verb

ginn

  1. Nonstandard form of given.

Anagrams

  • Ning

Irish

Alternative forms

  • ging

Etymology

From Middle Irish gend (wedge), from Proto-Celtic *gendis (wedge), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed- (to take, seize). Cognate with Welsh gaing (chisel, wedge), Breton genn (wedge) within Celtic and more distantly with Latin (pre)hendō and Ancient Greek χανδάνω (khandánō).

Pronunciation

  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ɟiːn̠ʲ/

Noun

ginn f (genitive singular ginne, nominative plural geanntracha)

  1. (Cois Fharraige) Synonym of ding (wedge; thickset person)

Declension

Mutation

References

  • “ginn” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Further reading

  • C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “genn”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
  • "ginn" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡin/
  • Rhymes: -in

Etymology 1

From Middle High German geben, from Old High German geban, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną. Cognate with German geben, Dutch geven, West Frisian jaan, Danish give, Icelandic gefa.

Verb

ginn (third-person singular present gëtt, preterite gouf or guff, past participle ginn, past subjunctive géif or giff, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to give
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary verb sinn) to become
  3. (impersonal, transitive) there be, there is, there are; Used to indicate that something exists or is present
  4. (auxiliary) Used with the past participle of a transitive verb to form the passive voice.
  5. (auxiliary) Used with the past participle of any verb to form the impersonal passive voice.
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Etymology 2

Verb

ginn

  1. inflection of goen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person plural present indicative

Yagara

Noun

ginn

  1. girl

References

  • State Library of Queensland, 2019 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES ‘WORD OF THE WEEK’: WEEK EIGHTEEN., 13 May 2019.

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