From Middle English song, sang, from Old English sang, from Proto-Germanic *sangwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷʰ-. Cognate with Scots sang, song, Saterland Frisian Song ("song"), West Frisian sang ("song"), Dutch zang ("song"), Low German sang ("song"), German Sang ("singing, song"), Swedish sång ("song"), Norwegian Bokmål sang ("song"), Norwegian Nynorsk song ("song"), Icelandic söngur ("song"), Ancient Greek ὀμφή ("voice, oracle"). More at sing.
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