dùin

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See also: duin and dúin

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dúnaid.

Verb[edit]

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 mists of the years has shrouded his splendour.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dùin m

  1. genitive singular of dùn
  2. plural of dùn