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NounEdit

sone (plural sones)

  1. (acoustics) a subjective unit of loudness for an average listener equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz sound that has an intensity 40 decibels above the listener's own threshold of hearing

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EtymologyEdit

The usage of this term for plurals stems from the similarity or identity of female singular and (gender unspecific) plural declensions in German grammar.

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PronounEdit

sone

  1. (colloquial) contraction of so eine (so, ein); nominative/accusative feminine singular of son, which is an alternative form of so'n
  2. Ungrammatical alternative form of solch in plural.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

sōne m

  1. son

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • sone (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • sone (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

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sone (plural sones)

  1. son
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English sōna, in turn from Proto-Germanic *sēna.

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sone

  1. soon
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English sunne.

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sone

  1. Alternative form of sonne
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ζώνη (zṓnē, girdle, belt)

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sone f or m (definite singular sona or sonen, indefinite plural soner, definite plural sonene)

  1. a zone

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ζώνη (zṓnē, girdle, belt)

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sone f (definite singular sona, indefinite plural soner, definite plural sonene)

  1. a zone

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

sone

  1. dative singular of son