maun

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

maun

  1. Genitive singular form of maku.

Anagrams[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

maun m (plural mauns)

  1. (anatomy) hand

Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑ:n], [mɔ:n], [mən], [mʌn]
  • (Northern Scots, Insular Scots) IPA(key): [ma:n]

Verb[edit]

maun (negative maunna)

  1. (modal auxiliary, defective) must
    • 1824, Walter Scott, Redgauntlet
      "Then ye maun eat and drink, Steenie," said the figure; "for we do little else here; and it's ill speaking between a fou man and a fasting."

Noun[edit]

maun (plural mauns)

  1. compulsion, authority, necessity

Verb[edit]

maun (negative maunna, past maunt, past participle maunt)

  1. to manage, effect, succeed in
  2. to master, overcome, control, have or establish authority over, issue commands in an imperious or authoritative manner, boss about