Proto-Germanic *sunuz, from Proto-Indo-European *suHnús. Germanic cognates include Old Frisian sunu, Old Saxon sunu, Dutch zoon, Old High German sunu (German Sohn), Old Norse sonr (Swedish son), Gothic 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐌿𐍃. The Indo-European root is also the source of Sanskrit सूनुह् ‘son’, Lithuanian sūnus, Common Slavic *syn (Old Church Slavonic сынъ, Russian сын); and more distantly of Greek υἱύς, Old Irish suth ‘birth, fruit’.
- IPA: /ˈsʊnʊ/
Sunu m. (nominative plural suna)
- son, male child
Old High German