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3 letters words from 'sin'

INS 3NIS 3
SIN 3 

2 letters words from 'sin'

IN 2IS 2
SI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of sin

sin isn sni nsi ins nis

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Definitions and meaning of sin

sin

Translingual

Symbol

sin

  1. (mathematics) A symbol of the trigonometric function sine.

Etymology 1

From Middle English sinne, synne, sunne, zen, from Old English synn (sin), from Proto-Germanic *sunjō (truth, excuse) and *sundī, *sundijō (sin), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁s-ónt-ih₂, from *h₁sónts ("being, true", implying a verdict of "truly guilty" against an accusation or charge), from *h₁es- (to be); compare Old English sōþ ("true"; see sooth).

Alternative forms

  • synne (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • enPR: sĭn, IPA(key): /sɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Noun

sin (countable and uncountable, plural sins)

  1. (theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
  2. A misdeed.
  3. A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin.
    • Bible, 2 Corinthians v. 21
      He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin.
  4. An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person.
  5. A flaw.
    No movie is without sin.
Synonyms
  • offence
Derived terms
Translations

See sin/translations § Noun.

Verb

sin (third-person singular simple present sins, present participle sinning, simple past and past participle sinned)

  1. (intransitive, theology) To commit a sin.
Derived terms
  • sinner
Translations

See sin/translations § Verb.

Etymology 2

Modification of shin.

Alternative forms

  • seen, sīn

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪn/, /siːn/

Noun

sin (plural sins)

  1. A letter of the Hebrew alphabet; שׂ
  2. A letter of the Arabic alphabet; س

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Lao ສິ້ນ (sin) or Thai ซิ่น (sîn).

Alternative forms

  • sinh, pha sin, phaa sin

Noun

sin (plural sins)

  1. A traditional tube skirt worn by Lao and Thai women, particularly northern Thai and northeastern Thai women.

Anagrams

  • INS, Ins, Ins., NIS, NSI, Niš, in's, ins, ins., nis

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch zin, from Middle Dutch sin, from Old Dutch sin, from Proto-West Germanic *sinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sən/

Noun

sin (plural sinne)

  1. meaning, sense
  2. sentence
  3. sense (means of perceiving reality)
  4. sense, comprehension
  5. desire

Derived terms

  • sinvol

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • sinu

Etymology

From Latin sinus. Compare Romanian sân.

Noun

sin n (plural sinj)

  1. breast

See also

  • tsãtsã

Asturian

Preposition

sin

  1. Alternative form of ensin

Breton

Etymology

From Latin signum.

Noun

sin m

  1. sign

Cebuano

Etymology

From Spanish zinc, from German Zink, related to Zinke (point, prong), from Middle High German zinke, from Old High German zinko (prong, tine), allied to zint (a jag, point), from Proto-Germanic *tindaz (prong, pinnacle), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)dont- (tooth, projection).

Noun

sin

  1. zinc
  2. galvanized iron sheet

Cornish

Noun

sin m (plural sînys)

  1. sign

Danish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -in

Pronoun

sin c (neuter sit, plural sine)

  1. (reflexive possessive) third-person sg pronoun, meaning his/her/its (own)
    Han læste sin bog - He read his (own) book
    Compare: Han læste hans bog - He read his (somebody else's) book

See also


Esperanto

Pronunciation

Pronoun

sin

  1. accusative of si

Fon

Noun

sin

  1. water

References

  • Claire Lefebvre, Anne-Marie Brousseau, A Grammar of Fongbe (2002, →ISBN

Gun

Noun

sin

  1. water

References

  • Aspect and Modality in Kwa Languages (2006, →ISBN

Hausa

Noun

sin f

  1. Letter of the Arabic alphabet: س

Hunsrik

Etymology

From Middle High German sein, sīn, from Old High German sīn (to be) (with some parts from Proto-Germanic *wesaną (to be) and *beuną (to be, exist, become)), from Proto-Indo-European *es-, *h₁es- (to be, exist).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sin/

Verb

sin

  1. to be
  2. (auxiliary) forms the perfect tense of most intransitive verbs

Inflection

Derived terms

  • do sin

Further reading

  • Online Hunsrik Dictionary

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːn

Noun

sin f (genitive singular sinar, nominative plural sinar)

  1. sinew, tendon

Declension


Irish

Alternative forms

  • san

Etymology

From Old Irish sin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪnʲ/

Determiner

sin

  1. (used with the definite article) that

Pronoun

sin

  1. that

Derived terms

  • ó shin

Mutation


Italian

Preposition

sin

  1. Apocopic form of sino

Iu Mien

Etymology

From Chinese (MC ɕiɪn).

Noun

sin 

  1. body

Ladino

Etymology

From Old Spanish sin, from Latin sine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sin/

Preposition

sin (Hebrew spelling סין‎)

  1. without

Antonyms

  • kon

Latin

Etymology

From + .

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /siːn/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /sin/

Conjunction

sīn

  1. if however, if on the contrary, but if

Livonian

Pronoun

sin

  1. genitive singular of sinā

Menien

Noun

sin

  1. water

References

  • Martius, Beiträge zur Ethnographie und Sprachenkunde Brasiliens, page 155

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch sin, from Proto-West Germanic *sinn.

Noun

sin m or f

  1. direction
  2. attention
  3. sense, intellect, reason
  4. feeling, emotion
  5. sense, perception
  6. meaning

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: zin
  • Limburgish: zin

Further reading

  • “sin, sinne (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “sin (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Middle Low German

Pronunciation

  • (originally) IPA(key): /siːn/

Etymology 1

From Old Saxon sīn, from Proto-Germanic *sīnaz.

Pronoun

sîn

  1. (personal pronoun, third person, singular, masculine, genitive) of his
    • lohant ret her Zeno hen na Verona to dem vader sin.
      John rode Sir Zeno to Verona, to the father of his.
  2. (personal pronoun, third person, singular, neuter, genitive) of it
  3. (possessive, third person, singular, masculine) his
  4. (possessive, third person, neuter, masculine) its
Declension

Personal pronoun:

Possessive pronoun:

Alternative forms

  • sîner (for the genitive of the personal pronoun)

Etymology 2

From Old Saxon sīn.

Alternative forms

  • wēsen

Verb

sîn

  1. to be

Usage notes

  • Wēsen is a verb with a suppletive conjugation based on multiple Proto-Germanic stems. For many verb forms, authors freely chose between forms based on the stems wēs- and sî-, without semantic impact. This is also true for modern Low German and Dutch. For the forms based on the sî- stem, see the respective entry at wēsen.

Min Nan


Miskito

Adverb

sin

  1. also, too

Navajo

Etymology

From Proto-Athabaskan *xʸən (shaman's power, medicine, song). Related to -YĮĮD (to be holy), from Proto-Athabaskan *ɣʸən (to act as a shaman, to be endowed with supernatural powers).

Compare Ahtna sen (spiritual power, medecine), Koyukon sən (shaman's spirit), Gwich'in shan (shamanism, magic), Tlingit shí, shī, shi(n) (“sing, song”), Eyak tsį, Dena'ina shen, Galice šan (song), Lipan shį̀.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [sɪ̀n]

Noun

sin (possessed form biyiin)

  1. song

Inflection


North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian sīn.

Pronoun

sin

  1. Inflected form of san
  2. its

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

Pronoun

sin

  1. accusative/genitive of sii

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse sinn.

Pronunciation

Determiner

sin m (feminine si, neuter sitt, plural sine)

  1. (reflexive) her / his / its / their
  2. indicating possession; 's, of
    Det var skolen sin bil.
    It was the school's car.

References

  • “sin” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

See also


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse sinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪnː/ (example of pronunciation)
  • Homophone: sinn

Determiner

sin m (feminine si, neuter sitt, plural sine)

  1. (reflexive) her/his/its/their
  2. indicating possession; 's, of
    Det var skulen sin bil.
    It was the school’s car.

References

  • “sin” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *sīnaz.

Determiner

sīn

  1. his, its, hers

Inflection

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: sijn
    • Dutch: zijn
    • Limburgish: zeen

Further reading

  • “sīn (II)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *sīnaz (his, her, its, their, genitive reflexive), from Proto-Indo-European *seynos (his), genitive of *só (that). Cognate with Old Frisian sīn (his, its), Old Saxon sīn (his) (Middle Low German sin), Dutch zijn, Old High German sīn (his) (German sein), Old Norse sínn (one's own), Old English (that, that one, he). More at the.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siːn/

Pronoun

sīn

  1. (rare, chiefly dialectal, reflexive possessive pronoun) his; her; its; their

Usage notes

  • Usually occurs in non-West Saxon dialects; rarely occurs in West Saxon prose, where it was replaced early on by the genitive forms: his, hiere and heora.

Declension


Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *sindos (compare Welsh hyn), from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (one) or *só (that); strong doublet of in (the).

Determiner

sin

  1. that (used after the noun, which is preceded by the definite article)
    Synonym: tall

Derived terms

  • ísin

Descendants

  • Irish: sin
  • Scottish Gaelic: sin
  • Manx: shen

Pronoun

sin

  1. that (as a direct object, used together with a clitic pronoun)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 14d26

Old Norse

Alternative forms

  • sina

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *senawō.

Noun

sin f (genitive sinar)

  1. cord, tendon, sinew; nerve

References

  • sin in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Saxon

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *sīnaz.

Determiner

sīn m or n

  1. (dialectal, reflexive possessive pronoun) his, its
    • (Heliand, verse 3832)
Declension


Descendants
  • Low German: sien

See also

Etymology 2

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁es- (to be, exist) (with some parts from Proto-Germanic *wesaną (to be)). Cognate with Old Dutch sīn (to be), Old English sēon (to be), Old High German sīn. More at sooth.

Verb

sīn (irregular)

  1. to be (more at wesan)
Conjugation
Descendants
  • Low German: sön, sennen

Old Spanish

Etymology

From Latin sine.

Preposition

sin

  1. without

Antonyms

  • con

Descendants

  • Ladino: sin
  • Spanish: sin

Picard

Pronoun

sin m

  1. his, hers or its

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish sin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ʃɪn]

Pronoun

sin

  1. that
    Dè tha sin? - What is that?

Derived terms

  • mar sin

Determiner

sin

  1. (used with the definite article) that
    an gille sin — that boy

Derived terms

  • air a shon sin (nevertheless)
  • an dèidh sin (afterwards; nevertheless)
  • cho math ri sin (furthermore)
  • iad sin (those)

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sū́ˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sîːn/

Noun

sȋn m (Cyrillic spelling си̑н)

  1. son
Declension

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sîn/

Noun

sȉn m (Cyrillic spelling си̏н)

  1. sin (letter of various Semitic abjads)
Declension

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *synъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *sū́ˀnus, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /síːn/

Noun

sȋn m anim

  1. son

Inflection

Further reading

  • sin”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish sin, from Latin sine. Cognate with English sans, French sans, Italian senza, and Portuguese sem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sin/, [sĩn]

Preposition

sin

  1. without

Antonyms

  • con

Derived terms


Swedish

Etymology 1

Nominalisation of sina (run dry).

Noun

sin ?

  1. Dryness, the state of having run dry.
Usage notes

Most commonly used when referring to either milk or funds.

Etymology 2

From Old Swedish sīn, from Old Norse sínn, from Proto-Germanic *sīnaz. Cognate with Danish sin, Gothic 𐍃𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (seins), German sein, Dutch zijn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siːn/

Pronoun

sin c (neuter sitt, plural sina)

  1. his (own), her (own), its (own), their (own). (Reflexive possessive third person pronoun).
    Han hämtade sin post för tio minuter sedan.
    He picked up his (own) mail ten minutes ago.
    Compare: Han hämtade hans post för tio minuter sedan.
    He picked up his (somebody else’s) mail ten minutes ago.
    Hon samlar sina dikter i en låda.
    She collects her poems in a box.
    Hunden tycker inte om sitt halsband.
    The dog doesn’t like its collar.
    De tog sina papper och lämnade mötet.
    They gathered their papers and left the meeting.
Usage notes
  • The inflection of the word sin is determined by the gender and number of the object: sin for common singular, sitt for neuter singular, and sina for plural, just like an adjective.
Declension

Tatar

Pronoun

sin

  1. you (singular), thou

Turkish

Noun

sin (definite accusative sini, plural sinler)

  1. grave, burial place

Inflection


Vietnamese

Etymology

From translingual sin, from English sine, from Latin sinus.

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [sin˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʂin˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʂɨn˧˧] ~ [sɨn˧˧]

Noun

sin

  1. (trigonometry) sine

See also

  • cosin

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian sinn, from Proto-West Germanic *sinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪn/

Noun

sin c (plural sinnen, diminutive sintsje)

  1. sentence (syntactic unit containing a subject and a predicate)
  2. sense (means of experiencing the external world)
  3. meaning, sense, significance

Further reading

  • “sin”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Noun

sin n (plural sinnen, diminutive sintsje)

  1. mood
  2. opinion, view

Further reading

  • “sin”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Persian) a monstrous bird of Persian fable.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)