chun

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See also: chūn, chún, chǔn, chun1, chun2, and chun3

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dochum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

chun (with genitive)

  1. to, toward
    ceathrú chun a trí — a quarter to three

Usage notes[edit]

The personal forms of chuig are used for this preposition as well.

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chun

  1. rōmaji reading of ちゅん

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chún.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chǔn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

chun

  1. to, towards
    • An tèid sibh chun na dùthcha sin? - Will you go to that country?
  2. as far as

Usage notes[edit]