cun

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See also: cún, cùn, cūn, cǔn, čun, çun, çûn, and Cún

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English cunnen, connen, from Old English cunnan (to know, know how (to)), from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną (to know). Doublet of con.

Verb[edit]

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. (obsolete) To know.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See conn, cond.

Verb[edit]

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. Alternative form of conn (direct or steer a ship)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Chinese .

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cun (plural cuns or cun)

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  1. A traditional Chinese unit of length, originally the width of a person's thumb at the knuckle.

Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

cun (definite accusative cunu, plural cunlar)

  1. (Quba) thorn
    Synonym: tikan

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • cun” in Obastan.com.

Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canis, canem.

Noun[edit]

cun m

  1. dog

Friulian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cun

  1. with

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition con (with) + masculine article un (a, one)

Contraction[edit]

cun m (feminine cunha, masculine plural cuns, feminine plural cunhas)

  1. with a, with one

Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cun

  1. with
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 128:
      Caro, cun quil visito bianco e russo.
      Dear, with that little white and red face.

Ladin[edit]

Preposition[edit]

cun

  1. (Badia) Alternative form of con

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum (with), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (next to, at, with, along).

Preposition[edit]

cun

  1. with

Usage notes[edit]

When followed by an article, cun is combined with the next word to give the following combined forms:

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cún.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǔn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cùn.

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.

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cun

  1. with

Somali[edit]

Verb[edit]

cun

  1. eat