souongni

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French soing (care; attention) (compare French soigner (to treat; to nurse; to look after, take care of), soigné (immaculate)), from Frankish *sunnija (worry, care, concern), from Proto-Germanic *sunjō, *sunþijō (truth, care, responsibility), from Proto-Indo-European *snt-, *sent- (being, true), from *h₁es-, *h₁esmi- (to be).

Verb 1[edit]

souongni (gerund souongnêthie)

  1. (Jersey) to look after
  2. (Jersey) to deal with

Derived terms[edit]

Verb 2[edit]

souongni

  1. past participle of souongni (to look after; to deal with)

Adjective[edit]

souongni m (f souongnie, m plural souongnis, f plural souongnies)

  1. (Jersey) well-groomed