doon

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) down

Preposition[edit]

doon

  1. (Geordie) down

Adjective[edit]

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) On a lower level than before; down.

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Dutch doen, Low German doon, German tun.

Noun[edit]

doon n

  1. doing
  2. behaviour

Verb[edit]

doon

  1. to do
Irregular conjugation (Montfortian)
Present SV Past SV Present VS Past VS Subjunctive SV Subjunctive VS
First person singular ich doon ich di-j doon ich di-j ich ich daon daon ich
Second person singular doe deis doe di-js deis se di-js se doe daons daons se
Third person singular dae deitj dae di-j deitj'r di-j d'r dae daontj daontj'r
First person plural weer doon weer di-jje doontj v'r di-jtj v'r weer daone daontj v'r
Second person plural geer doontj geer di-j doontj g'r di-j(tj) g'r geer daontj daontj g'r
Third person plural die doon die di-jje doon die di-jje die die daone daone die
Other: Infinitive Gerund Present particle Past particle Adjective Adverb
Conjugation: (tö) doon 't doon n donendje höbbe gedaon gedaon(e/e-n/er/es) gedäöndjelik
Other: Noun Imperative singular impolite Imperative singular polite Imperative dual Imperative plural Ènkelzief
Conjugation: 't gedoons n dooch! dootj! doon! doontj! daonem

Derived terms[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German don, from Old Saxon dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃-. Compare Dutch doen, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

doon (past singular dee, past participle daan, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to do
  2. to put
    Do dat aver dor!
    Just put it in there!
  3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs
  4. (auxiliary, preterite) often used instead of the preterit of weak verbs, with an infinitive.
    Ik dee em en Kado geven!
    I gave him a present!
  5. (auxiliary, preterite) always used in a subordinate clause with wenn, sometimes also with dat.
    So woor dat düüster wenn de Sünn ünnergahn dee
    It became dark when the sun went down!

Conjugation[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dún, from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold).

Noun[edit]

doon m (genitive doon, plural doonyn)

  1. fort, fastness
    Ta'n doon ard erskyn y valley.The fort commands the town.
  2. stronghold, bastion

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
doon ghoon noon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

doon

  1. done

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English dūne, aphetic form of adūne, from of dūne (off the hill).

Adverb[edit]

doon (comparative mair doon, superlative maist doon)

  1. down

Preposition[edit]

doon

  1. down