сон etymology

Russian word сон comes from Proto-Indo-European *seup-, Proto-Indo-European - nós, Proto-Indo-European *sup-n-o-, and later Proto-Indo-European *supnós (Death. Sleep.)

Detailed word origin of сон

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*seup- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sup-n-o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*swopnos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) dream
*swópniyom Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*supnós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Death. Sleep.
*su(o)pnum Proto-Balto-Slavic (ine-bsl-pro)
*supnas Proto-Balto-Slavic (ine-bsl-pro) Sleep.
*sъpnъ Proto-Slavic (sla-pro)
*sъnъ Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) Sleep, dream.
сон Russian (rus) Dream (imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping). Sleep.