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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

seun (plural seuns, diminutive seuntjie)

  1. son
    Antonym: dogter
  2. boy
    Synonym: seunskind
    Antonyms: meisie, dogter

IrishEdit

NounEdit

seun m (genitive singular séin, nominative plural seuna)

  1. Obsolete spelling of séan (sign)
DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. Obsolete spelling of séan (to mark with a sign)
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

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 2Edit

NounEdit

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

  1. denial

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