Sohn

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sun, from Old High German sunu, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús. The modern vocalism -o- is Central and Low German; compare Middle Low German söne (with a secondary umlaut, but also *sōne in some dialects), from Old Saxon sunu. Compare modern Low German Söhn, Dutch zoon, English son, Danish søn, Gothic 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐌿𐍃 ‎(sunus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sohn m ‎(genitive Sohns or Sohnes, plural Söhne, diminutive Söhnchen n or Söhnlein n)

  1. son

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Sohn in Duden online