mun

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

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English mone (shall, must), from Old Norse munu (shall, must), from Proto-Germanic *munaną.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. (dialect, Northern English, modal auxiliary, defective) Must.
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village:
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-; compare mouth

Noun[edit]

mun (plural muns)

  1. (obsolete, dialect) The mouth, jaw.
    • 1847, J O Halliwell, Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial words:
      A common cry at Coventry on Good Friday is: One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns, / Butter them and sugar them and put them in your muns.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. (Britain, dialect) man

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. (Britain, dialect, Devon, Somerset, obsolete) them[1]
    • 1746, Exmoor Courtship 1879 edition[2], page 50:
      tha wut spudlee out the Yemors, and screedle over mun

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright, Joseph (1903) The English Dialect Dictionary[1], volume 4, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 204

Etymology 4[edit]

Clipping of mundane.

Noun[edit]

mun (plural muns)

  1. (role-playing games, Internet slang) The person who roleplays a character in a role-playing game, especially an online play-by-post one.
    • 1997 October 29, Jade [username], “Re: Male dragon in need of mate ^_^”, in alt.fan.dragons, Usenet[3]:
      Jade grabs a handful of brownies and nibbles on then,[sic] trying to keep her mun from reaching right to the screen to get some []
    • 1999 November 4, Milelarau [username], “Re: Roleplaying”, in alt.games.everquest, Usenet[4]:
      Wait a sec.... You mean.. this is a GAME??
      And here I thought that nine tae five job my mun goes to everyday was a game and Norrath was my home..
    • 2001 December 31, JamesStein, “Successfully Powering Down a Campaign”, in rec.games.frp.dnd, Usenet[5]:
      Any suggestions on how to successfully turn this into a good SL, which will bring the characters back into the range of normalcy, without leaving the muns feeling deprived of everything their characters earned?
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:mun.
Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

mun f

  1. (anatomy) hand

Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. (colloquial) Genitive form of .

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mun

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌿𐌽

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. singular first-person present indicative of munu

Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *monë.

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. I

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[6], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Irish[edit]

Contraction[edit]

mun

  1. Contraction of um + an.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mun mhun not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Iu Mien[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *ʔmun (illness, pain). Cognate with White Hmong mob and Western Xiangxi Miao [Fenghuang] mb.

Noun[edit]

mun 

  1. pain

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. Alternative form of mone (shall)

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *monë.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmun/

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. I

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of mun (irregular)
Nominative mun, mon
Genitive
Nominative mun, mon
Genitive
Accusative
Illative munnje
Locative mūs
Comitative muinna
Essive mūnin

See also[edit]

Personal pronouns
singular dual plural
1st person mun moai mii
2nd person don doai dii
3rd person son soai sii

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[7], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. (modal auxiliary, defective) Alternative form of maun
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Fro mu + an.

Preposition[edit]

mun

  1. about the, about their, about my, about whom, about which
  2. concerning the, concerning their, concerning my, concerning whom, concerning which

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mun” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon
  2. month

Related terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish munder, from Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɵn/, [mɵnː]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mun c

  1. (anatomy) a mouth
    morgonstund har guld i mun
    morning hour has gold in its mouth (meaning: the early bird catches the worm)
    många munnar att mätta
    many mouths to feed

Declension[edit]

Declension of mun 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mun munnen munnar munnarna
Genitive muns munnens munnars munnarnas

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Ter Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *monë.

Pronoun[edit]

mun

  1. I

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[8], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon.

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 1:15:
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.
      →New International Version translation
  2. month
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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon.

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɓuːɲ (ashes); cognate with Muong bunh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun ()

  1. (North Central Vietnam) ashes
  2. (botany) ebony

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mun ()

  1. (of a cat, otherwise rare) black
    Synonym: đen

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun (nominative plural muns)

  1. moon (planetary satellite)

Declension[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. (slang) equivalent to the man in English, as in you, you man, you bloke, dude, guy, mate