søn

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish sun, Old Norse sonr, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz, cognate with Swedish son, English son, German Sohn. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *suHnús, which is also the source of Sanskrit सूनुः (sūnúḥ), Lithuanian sūnùs.

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søn c (singular definite sønnen, plural indefinite sønner)

  1. son (a male person in relation to his parents)

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