mun

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See also: Mun., mún, mùn, mủn, and müň

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse man (must, will).[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. (dialect, Northern England, modal auxiliary, defective) Must.
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "mun" on collinsdictionary.com

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-; compare mouth

Noun[edit]

mun (plural muns)

  1. (obsolete, dialect) The mouth, jaw.
    • 1847, J O Halliwell, Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial words:
      A common cry at Coventry on Good Friday is: One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns, / Butter them and sugar them and put them in your muns.

Etymology 3[edit]

From mundane by shortening.

Noun[edit]

mun (plural muns)

  1. (gaming) The person who roleplays a character in a role-playing game, especially an online play-by-post one.
    • 1997 29 October, Jade [username], “Re: Male dragon in need of mate ^_^”, alt.fan.dragons, Usenet:
      Jade grabs a handful of brownies and nibbles on then,[sic] trying to keep her mun from reaching right to the screen to get some []
    • 1999 4 November, Milelarau [username], “Re: Roleplaying”, alt.games.everquest, Usenet:
      Wait a sec.... You mean.. this is a GAME??
      And here I thought that nine tae five job my mun goes to everyday was a game and Norrath was my home..
    • 2001 31 December, JamesStein, “Sucessfully Powering Down a Campaign”, rec.games.frp.dnd, Usenet:
      Any suggestions on how to successfully turn this into a good SL, which will bring the characters back into the range of normalcy, without leaving the muns feeling deprived of everything their characters earned?
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.
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Akkala Sami[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

munˑ

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

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

mun f

  1. hand

Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. (colloquial) Genitive form of minä.

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mun

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌿𐌽

Inari Sami[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. (personal) I

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mun

  1. rafsi of smuni.

Northern Sami[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Lule Sami mån and Southern Sami manne

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. I

Inflection[edit]


Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. (modal auxiliary, defective) Must.
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mun

  1. about the, about their, about my, about whom, about which
  2. concerning the, concerning their, concerning my, concerning whom, concerning which

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun c

  1. (anatomy) a mouth
    morgonstund har guld i mun
    morning hour has gold in its mouth (meaning: the early bird catches the worm)
    många munnar att mätta
    many mouths to feed

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:15 (translation here):
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.
  2. month
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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon.

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun (plural muns)

  1. moon (planetary satellite)

Declension[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. (slang) equivalent to the man in English, as in you, you man, you bloke, dude, guy, mate