buin

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See also: Buin and buín

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bou, or possibly from Latin bovīnus. Compare old Italian buino, Occitan boïn, Catalan buina. The (Daco-) Romanian bovin is a borrowing from Latin.

Adjective[edit]

buin

  1. pertaining to an ox; bovine

Related terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

buin m

  1. genitive singular of bun

Noun 2[edit]

buin f

  1. (archaic or dialectal) dative singular of

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buin bhuin mbuin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

buin (past bhuin, future buinidh, verbal noun buntainn, past participle buinte)

  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.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

buin m

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