su̯en-


su̯en-
    su̯en-
    English meaning: to sound
    Deutsche Übersetzung: “tönen, schallen”
    Material: O.Ind. svánati (secondary ásvanīt) “ sounds, schallt” (= Lat. sonit), -svanaḥ- n. “noise”, svaná- m. ‘sound, tone, clangor “ (= Lat. sonus), svüná - “ soughing “; Av. *x ̌anat̃ - čaxra- “ someone, of Räder sausen”; Lat. sonō, -üre, -ui, -itum aLat. sonere (*su̯énō) ‘sound, clink, sound, clink, sough, rustle”, sonus (*su̯onos “ clangor “; O.Ir. son ‘sound” Lat. Lw.); probably O.Ir. senn-, preterit sephainn ‘sonüre, play (ein Instrument)”, das nn probably after to-senn- “ pursue “, das (from *su̯em-d-ne- originated) zur root su̯em- belongs; O.Ir. senim (i.e. seinm) “das Spielen, tintinnabulation”; O.E. swinsian ‘sing, Musik make”, swinn “Musik, song”; also O.H.G. O.E. swan ‘swan”, O.Ice. svanr “ manly swan”; whether sen- besides su̯en- in Ltv. sanēt, senēt “buzz”, Ir. sanas “Flũstern”, Welsh hanes “history” eig. “*rumor”?
    References: WP. II 524 f., WH. II 559 f.

Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary. 2015.


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