Son etymology


English word son comes from Proto-Germanic *þōz, Old English sunu (Son, male child.)

Etymology of son

Detailed word origin of son

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*þōz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
sunu Old English (ang) Son, male child.
*sēna Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Immediately; at once.
sōna Old English (ang)
sune Middle English (enm)
son English (en) (UK, colloquial) An informal address to a friend or person of equal authority.. A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person.. A male adopted person in relation to his adoption parents.. A male descendant.. A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.. A male person who has such a close relationship with an [...]

Words with the same origin as son

Descendants of sunu

granddaughter soon