Sommer

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See also: sommer, sømmer, and sòmmer

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sommer (plural Sommers)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Sommer is the 3080th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 11662 individuals. Sommer is most common among White (94.67%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sumer, from Old High German sumar, from Proto-West Germanic *sumar.

The expected modern form is Summer, as indeed found in most southern dialects. The vocalism -o- is of Central and Low German origin (compare Middle Low German som[m]er). Cognate with Dutch zomer, West Frisian simmer, English summer, Danish sommer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɔmɐ/
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Noun[edit]

Sommer m (strong, genitive Sommers, plural Sommer)

  1. summer

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in German · Jahreszeiten (layout · text) · category
Frühjahr (spring), Frühling (spring), Lenz (spring) Sommer (summer) Herbst (autumn), Spätling (autumn) Winter (winter)

Proper noun[edit]

Sommer m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Sommers or (with an article) Sommer, feminine genitive Sommer, plural Sommers or Sommer)

  1. a surname transferred from the nickname originating as a nickname

Further reading[edit]

  • Sommer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Sommer” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Sommer” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Sommer on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sumer, from Old High German sumar, from Proto-Germanic *sumaraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sommer m (plural Sommer)

  1. summer
    Im Sommer is-es immer zu heis.
    In the summer it is always very hot.

See also[edit]

Seasons in Hunsrik · Johreszeide (layout · text) · category
Frihling (spring) Sommer, Summer (summer) Herrebst (autumn) Winter (winter)

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