From Old Irish súan (“slumber, sleep”).
- IPA: [sˠuən̪ˠ] or [sˠuənˠ]
after "an", tsuan
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.