sin-
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Prefix
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sin-
(sine-, seonu-, v. cpds.). The form does not occur as an independent word ; as a prefix it has usually the force ever, everlasting ; but in some cases it seems to denote magnitude, e. g. sin-here ; cf. O. H. Ger. sin-vluot the deluge. [O. Sax. O. Frs. O. H. Ger. sin- : Icel. sí- (but in the phrase sí ok æ the independent word is found) : cf. Goth. sinteins continual, daily.]
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