seun

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal Dutch zeun (standard zoon), from Middle Dutch sone, suene, from Old Dutch *sunu, suno, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seun ‎(plural seuns, diminutive seuntjie)

  1. son
  2. boy

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

seun m ‎(genitive singular séin, nominative plural seuna)

  1. Obsolete spelling of séan(sign)
Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

seun ‎(present analytic seunann, future analytic seunfaidh, verbal noun seunadh, past participle seunta)

  1. Obsolete spelling of séan(to mark with a sign)
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seun sheun
after an, tseun
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sén, from Latin signum. Cognate to English sain and Scots sain, which see for more information.

Noun[edit]

seun m ‎(genitive seuna, nominative plural seunan or seuntan)

  1. a charm (for protection)
  2. the sign of the cross
  3. protection
  4. prosperity, fortune

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

seun m ‎(genitive seuna, nominative plural seunan or seuntan)

  1. denial

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