Sun

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English[edit]

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The Sun (1)
The Sun's astronomical symbol

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sunne, from Old English sunna, sunne (sun; the Sun), from Proto-Germanic *sunnǭ, from the heteroclitic inanimate Proto-Indo-European *sh₂wén-, oblique form of *sóh₂wl̥ (sun; the Sun). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Sunne, West Frisian sinne, Dutch zon, Old Dutch sunna, German Low German Sünn, Old Saxon sunna, German Sonne, Old High German sunna, Faroese sunna, Icelandic sunna, Gothic 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐌽𐍉 (sunnō). More at sun.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /sʌn/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

the Sun

  1. The star at the center of the Solar System, represented in astronomy and astrology by .
  2. The 91st sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  3. (newspapers) An English tabloid newspaper.
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See also[edit]
Solar System in English · Solar System (layout · text)
Star Sun
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Orcus Pluto Salacia Haumea Quaoar Makemake Gonggong Eris Sedna
Notable
moons
Moon Phobos
Deimos
Ganymede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Vanth Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Actaea Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Weywot (MK2) Xiangliu Dysnomia

Etymology 2[edit]

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Sun

  1. Abbreviation of Sunday.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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From Mandarin (Sūn), Wade-Giles romanization: Sun¹.

Proper noun[edit]

Sun (plural Suns)

  1. A surname​.

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Bavarian[edit]

Die Sun.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sunne, from Old High German sunna, from Proto-West Germanic *sunnā. Cognates include German Sonne and Luxembourgish Sonn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈsun/
  • Hyphenation: Sun

Noun[edit]

Sun f 

  1. (Vienna) sun
    • 2017, “Spür die Sun [Feel the sun]”, performed by Granada:
      Spür die Sun, die Sun.
      Feel the sun, the sun.

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “Sun”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT
  • Petr Šubrt (2010) Wiener dialekt (master thesis), Masaryk University, page 24

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hakka (sūn).

Proper noun[edit]

Sun

  1. A surname, from Hakka​.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish صنع(sun'), from Arabic صُنْع(ṣunʿ).

Proper noun[edit]

Sun

  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name