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The word son is found in many languages and has almost as many meanings. Here are just a few of them.

In English, Norwegian and Swedish, son is a male child. Hence patronyms such as Johnson (son of John) and Erikson (son of Erik).

In Afrikaans and Sranan, son means sun.

In French and Spanish, the noun son means sound (from Latin sonus). Also, Son is a style of dance music originated in Cuba.

Catalan son and Russian сон mean sleep or dream (from Latin somnus).

(son) is Korean word for hand. Son is also a common Korean name.

Finally, in Azeri and Turkish son is the end.


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