doon

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See down.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) Down.

Preposition[edit]

doon

  1. (Geordie) Down.

Adjective[edit]

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) On a lower level than before; down.

Etymology 2[edit]

  • See dun.

    Noun[edit]

    doon (plural doons)

    1. Alternative form of dun.

    Limburgish[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Dutch doen, from Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-.

    Verb[edit]

    doon

    1. to do

    Conjugation[edit]

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    Low German[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Low German dôn, from Old Saxon dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Low German doen, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    doon (third-person singular simple present deit, past tense dee, past participle daan, auxiliary verb hebben)

    1. to do
    2. to put
      Do dat aver dor!
      Just put it in there!
    3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs
    4. (auxiliary, preterite) often used instead of the preterit of weak verbs, with an infinitive.
      Ik dee em en Kado geven!
      I gave him a present!
    5. (auxiliary, preterite) always used in a subordinate clause with wenn, sometimes also with dat.
      So worr dat düüster wenn de Sünn ünnergahn dee
      It became dark when the sun went down!

    Conjugation[edit]


    Manx[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old Irish dún, from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold).

    Noun[edit]

    doon m (genitive singular doon, plural doonyn)

    1. fort, fastness
      Ta’n doon ard erskyn y valley.
      The fort commands the town.
    2. stronghold, bastion

    Mutation[edit]

    Manx mutation
    Radical Lenition Eclipsis
    doon ghoon noon
    Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
    possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

    Middle English[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    doon

    1. done

    Scots[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old English dūne, aphetic form of adūne, from of dūne (off the hill).

    Adverb[edit]

    doon (comparative mair doon, superlative maist doon)

    1. down
    1852-1859, Lady John Scott (lyrics and music), “Annie Laurie”, in Scottish Songs[1]:
    / Maxwelton braes are bonnie, / Where early fa's the dew, / And its there that Annie Laurie, / Gie'd me her promise true / Gie'd me her promise true, / Which ne'er forgot shall be, / And for bonnie Annie Laurie / I'd lay me doon and dee.

    Preposition[edit]

    doon

    1. down

    Derived terms[edit]


    Somali[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    doon

    1. want, hope, aspire
      shaqo orod doonto aspire to work

    Tagalog[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Adverb[edit]

    doon

    1. there (far from both the speaker and the listener)