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See also: duin and dúin

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dúnaid.


dùin (past dhùin, future dùinidh, verbal noun dùnadh, past participle dùinte)

  1. shut, close
    Dùin an dorus.Shut the door.
  2. enclose, surround
  3. lace, button (as with boots or shoes)
  4. darken, obscure
    Dhùin ceò bhliadhna air a dhèarrsa.
    The mist of the years has shrouded his splendour.

Etymology 2[edit]


dùin m

  1. inflection of dùn:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative plural