sön

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon sīn, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-. Compare German sein, Dutch zijn. Related to Old English sēon (be). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es- (to be, exist).

Verb[edit]

sön

  1. (Low Prussian) to be (to exist)
  2. (Low Prussian) to be (copula)
    öck sii
    du böst
    he, se, et ös
    wii sönd
    ju sönd
    se sönd

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (in many other Low German dialects) wesen
  • (in other dialects) sien

See also[edit]

  • to (the infinitive particle 'to')
  • Plautdietsch: sennen