Finn



[fin] /fɪn/

noun
1.
Irish Legend. a leader of the Fenian warriors and the father of Ossian: the subject of many legends.
[fin] /fɪn/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Finland.
2.
any native speaker of .
3.
a native speaker of any language.
1.
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/ˈfɪn/
noun
1.
Neil (Mullane). born 1958, New Zealand singer and songwriter; lead singer with the group Crowded House (from 1985) with whom he recorded the albums Crowded House (1986), Woodface (1991), and Time on Earth (2007). Solo albums include Try Whistling This (1998)
/fɪn/
noun
1.
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Finland
2.
a speaker of a Finnic language, esp one of the original inhabitants of Russia, who were pushed northwards during the Slav migrations
3.
a type of dinghy, designed to be sailed by one person
/fɪn/
noun
1.
known as Finn MacCool. (in Irish legend) chief of the Fianna, father of the heroic poet Ossian
n.

Old English finnas, from Old Norse finnr, the Norsemen’s name for the Suomi. Some suggest a connection with fen. Attested in Tacitus as Fenni.

Related Terms

mickey finn

jargon, chat
To pull rank on somebody based on the amount of time one has spent on IRC. The term derives from the fact that IRC was originally written in Finland in 1987.
[Jargon File]
(2000-08-05)
Finnish

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