suns

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See also: šuns and suņs

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Noun[edit]

suns

  1. plural of sun

Verb[edit]

suns

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sun

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Romanization[edit]

suns

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐍃

Latvian[edit]

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Suns

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *šuo, *šunas (parallel form *šuns), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ś(w)ō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ, genitive *ḱunós, *ḱunés. An older Latvian form *so is now found only in one dialect (Nīgrande) as a word to call dogs. Cognates include Lithuanian šuõ (genitive šuñs, dialectal šunis), Old Prussian sunis, Proto-Germanic *hundaz (Gothic 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃 (hunds), Old Norse hundr, Icelandic hundur, Swedish hund, Old High German hunt, Old English hund, German Hund, Dutch hond, English hound), Irish , Welsh ci, plural cŵn, Sanskrit श्वन् (śván), genitive शुनस् (śunas), Avestan 𐬯𐬞𐬁 (spā), genitive plural 𐬯𐬎𐬥𐬀𐬨 (sunam), Old Armenian շուն (šun), Ancient Greek κύων (kúōn), Latin canis (Italian cane, Portuguese cão, French chien) [1]

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Noun[edit]

suns m (2nd declension, irregular nominative)

  1. domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
    mājas sunsdomestic dog
    medību sunshunting dog
    aitu, ganu sunsshepherd dog
    nikns sunswild, angry dog
    suns rej gājējuthe dog barks at the passer-by
    suņa dzīve, darbsa dog's life, work

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “suns”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7