muin

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See also: mùin and múin

Akkala Sami[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

muinˑ

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun, comitative)

Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

muin

  1. (indefinite) Instructive plural form of muu.

Anagrams[edit]


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōna, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month), from *mē-² (to measure)

Noun[edit]

muin (plural muins)

  1. moon

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish muin, from Proto-Celtic *moni-, *manjā-, from Proto-Indo-European *mony-, *mon- (neck).

Noun[edit]

muin f (genitive muin)

  1. back (animal's)
  2. top
Usage notes[edit]
  • Usually used in the phrase air muin ("on the back of, on top of, on, upon"):
    air muin eich - on the back of a horse
    chuir e seacaid air agus air muin sin còta - he put on a jacket and on top of that a coat

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish múinid, possibly from Latin monēre (to remind, advise, teach), with phonological influence from mūnire (to defend, protect).

Verb[edit]

muin

  1. (dated) teach, instruct, educate, rear
  2. (dated) show, point out
Synonyms[edit]