सुन

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Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarṇa). Compare Hindi सोना (sonā), Marathi सोने (sone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सुन (sun)

  1. gold

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

सुन (suna)

  1. mid-respectful second-person singular imperative of सुन्नु (sunnu)

Old Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀲𑀼𑀡𑁆𑀳𑀸 (suṇhā), from Sanskrit स्नुषा (snuṣā), from Proto-Indo-European *snusós.

Noun[edit]

सुन (sunaf (Modi 𑘭𑘳𑘡)

  1. daughter-in-law

Descendants[edit]

  • Marathi: सून (sūn)

References[edit]

  • Tulpule, Shankar Gopal; Feldhaus, Anne, “सुन”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, 1999.