buin

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

buin (past bhuin, future buinidh, verbal noun buntainn, past participle buinte)

  1. belong, pertain, be related
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used with the preposition do:
    Am buin e dhi? ― Does it belong to her?
    ...a bhuineas do dh'Arcaibh... ― ...who belongs to Orkney...
    Cha bhuin e don teaghlach sin. ― He wasn't related to that family.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

buin m

  1. genitive singular of bun
  2. nominative plural of bun