dunn

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See also: Dunn, dúnn, and dünn

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch toen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dunn

  1. then (after that)
    D'éischt huet en eppes giess an dunn ass en heemgaangen.
    First he ate something and then he went home.
  2. then (at that moment)
    Wéi en eppes giess hat, dunn ass en heemgaangen.
    When he had eaten something, [then] he went home.
  3. back then (in those days)
    Dunn huet een dat esou gemat.
    Back then, that was how it was done.

Usage notes[edit]

The word refers to the past. For the present and future use dann.

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dusnaz(brown; yellow). Cognate with Old Saxon dun(brown), Old Norse dunna(female mallard). Compare also Old Irish donn(brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dunn

  1. brown
  2. bleak, dark, dim

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