mún

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See also: mun, mùn, mūn, mủn, Mun., müň, and múŋ

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mún.

Noun[edit]

mún m (genitive singular múin)

  1. verbal noun of mún
  2. urine
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish múnaid (makes water, pisses).

Verb[edit]

mún (present analytic múnann, future analytic múnfaidh, verbal noun mún, past participle múnta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) urinate, pee
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mún mhún unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "mún" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • mún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • múnaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *mew-, *mū-. Possibly cognate with Latin mūtō (penis).

Noun[edit]

mún m

  1. urine

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mún
also mmún after a proclitic
mún
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
mún
also mmún after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • mún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.