cun

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

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]

Chinese

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cun (plural cuns or cun)

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

Anagrams[edit]


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

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