sone

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sone (plural sones)

  1. (acoustics) a subjective unit of loudness for an average listener equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz sound that has an intensity 40 decibels above the listener's own threshold of hearing

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Etymology 1[edit]

The usage of this term for plurals stems from the similarity or identity of female singular and (gender unspecific) plural declensions in German grammar.

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Pronoun[edit]

sone

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of so eine. (so, ein)
  2. Ungrammatical alternative form of solch in plural.
    Wer macht denn sonne Sachen?
    Who would do such things?

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sone

  1. vocative singular of sonus

Middle Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *sunu, suno, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Noun[edit]

sōne m

  1. son

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sunu.

Noun[edit]

sone (plural sones)

  1. son

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Adverb[edit]

sone

  1. soon

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

sone f, m (definite singular sona or sonen, indefinite plural soner, definite plural sonene)

  1. a zone

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

sone f (definite singular sona, indefinite plural soner, definite plural sonene)

  1. a zone

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sone

  1. dative singular of son