sunu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sunu
gen. a, u; dat. a, u; n. pl. a, u, o: there are also weak forms sing. suna; n. pl. sunan; gen. sunena; m. I. a son Mín se gecorena sunu (sune, Rush.), Mt. Kmbl. 3, 17. Sum man hæfde twegen suna (suno, Lind. Rush.) . . . ealle his þing gegaderude se gingra sunu (suno, Rush.), Lk. Skt. 15, 11, 13. Sunu Healfdenes, Beo. Th 1294; B. 645. Féng tó Beornica ríce Æþelfriþes suna, Bd. 3, 1; S. 523, 13. Swíþhelm, Seaxbaldes suna, 3, 22; S. 553, 42: 3, 24; S. 556, 26. Hwæðer hit sig ðínes suna, Gen. 37, 32. Word hiere suna, Elen. Kmbl. 443; El. 222: Exon. Th. 6, 34; Cri. 94. Heó ne gehýrde ná hyre leófan sunu stemne (but suna ll. 20, 24), Wulfst. 152, 16. Gif his sunu and his sunu sunu geþeóþ, L. Wg. 11; Th. i. 188, 10. Cyning ðe macode hys suna (sune, Lind.: sunu, Rush. filio ) gyfta, Mt. Kmbl. 22, 2. Án mann hæfde twegen suna (sunu, Lind.: sunes, Rush.); ðá cwæð hé tó ðam yldran suna, 21, 28: Beo. Th. 4055; B. 2025. Ic fare tó mínum sunu, Gen. 37, 35: Exon. Th. 40, 8; Cri. 635. Wille ic ásecgan sunu Healfdenes, mǽrum þeódne, mín ǽrende, Beo. Th. 694; B. 344. Ic ðé forgife sunu, Gen. 17, 16. Heó sunu (suno, Rush.) cende, Lk. Skt. 1, 57. Sege ðæt ðás míne twegen suna (suno, Lind.: sunæ, Rush.) sittan . . ., Mt. Kmbl. 20, 21: Cd. Th. 93, 24; Gen. 1551. Suno, 97, 19; Gen. 1615. Sunu, 199, 1; Exod. 332: 199, 19; Exod. 341. Hé worn gestrýnde suna and dohtra, Cd. Th. 74, 13; Gen. 1221. Hwaet suna hæfde Adam? .xxx. sunena and .xxx. dohtra, Salm. Kmbl. p. 184, 31-32. Hwí sceal ic beón bedǽled ǽgðer mínra sunena on ánum dæge? Gen. 27, 45: Lev. 7, 32. Zebedéis sunena (suna, MS. A., Lind.: sunena, Rush.) módor mater filiorum Zebedaei, Mt. Kmbl. 27, 56. Sunana, p. 18, 14. Beód Aarone and his sunum, Lev. 6, 20. Mid sunum ðínum, Cd. Th. 78, 28; Gen. 1300. Heora bearn blótan feóndum, sceuccum onsæcgean suna and dohter, Ps. Th. 105, 27. Hire selfre sunu sweoloðe befæstan, bánfatu bærnan, Beo. Th. 2234; B. 1115. ¶ In expressions denoting degrees of descent :-- Suna sunu nepos, neptis, þridda sunu pronepus, proneptis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 62, 35. Feórþa sunu abnepos, 4, 73: 8, 22. Fífta sunu adnepos, 8, 23. Suna sune vel bróðer sune nepos, feówerþe sune abnepos, fífte sune adnepos, sixte sune trinepos, i. 51, 71-77. Fæderan sunan patrueles, móddriau sunan matrueles, fæderon sunan fratres patrueles, 52, 1-4. II. used of animals Ðære myran sunu equae filius, Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 30. Ðæs gores sunu the beetle, Exon. Th. 426, 11; Rä. 41, 72. [Goth. sunus: O. Sax. sunu (-o), pl. suni: O. L. Ger. sunu (-o), sun: O. Frs. sunu, sun, son; pl. acc. suna, sunar, sonen: O. H. Ger. sunu, sun; pl. suni: Icel. sonr; pl. sønir, synir, acc. sonu.] v. bisceop-, gást-, god-, hornung-, steóp-, sun-sunu.
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