doon

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English[edit]

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.

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeh₁-

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Dutch doen, Low German doon, German tun.

Noun[edit]

doon n

  1. doing
  2. behaviour

Verb[edit]

doon

  1. to do

Conjugation[edit]

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeh₁-

From Middle Low German dôn, from Old Saxon dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Dutch 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!

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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

Preposition[edit]

doon

  1. down

Somali[edit]

Verb[edit]

doon

  1. want, hope, aspire
    shaqo orod doon. - go aspire to work