buin

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

buin m

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

Verb[edit]

buin (verbal noun buntainn)

  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