If you send a Monero coin to a wallet that is not synchronized with the blockchain, the transaction will not be visible in the blockchain and the coin will effectively be lost. The only way to retrieve the coin would be to ask the recipient to resend the coin to you once they have synchronized their wallet.
Other related questions:
Q: How long does it take to sync a Monero wallet?
A: It usually takes a few minutes to sync a Monero wallet.
Q: How long do Monero transactions take to confirm?
A: Monero transactions are confirmed in an average of 2 minutes.
Q: Can you trace a Monero transaction?
A: Unfortunately, it is not currently possible to trace a Monero transaction.
Q: Why is my Monero transaction taking so long?
A: There are a number of reasons why your Monero transaction may be taking a long time. First, Monero transactions are larger than most other cryptocurrencies, so they may take a bit longer to confirm. Second, the Monero blockchain is currently experiencing a high level of activity, which can delay transactions. Finally, your transaction may be waiting in line behind other transactions that have a higher priority.
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