soan

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See also: soạn and soán

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of soan – see (“to declare; to announce; to proclaim; to command; etc.”).
(This character, soan, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)
For pronunciation and definitions of soan – see (“sour; tart; sour taste; sourness; etc.”).
(This character, soan, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian sunu, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús.

Noun[edit]

soan c (plural soannen, diminutive soantsje)

  1. son
    Coordinate term: dochter

Further reading[edit]

  • soan”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011