mun

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: mún, mùn, mūn, mủn, Mun., müň, and múŋ

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse man (must, will).[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

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[1]:
      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[2]:
      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, “Sucessfully Powering Down a Campaign”, in rec.games.frp.dnd, Usenet[3]:
      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 examples of usage of 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 minä.

See also[edit]


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]


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]


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]


Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mun

  1. (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.

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]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English moon.

Noun[edit]

mun

  1. moon
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:15 (translation here):
      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.
  2. month
This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. This language is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

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. ashes
  2. (botany) ebony

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mun ()

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

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mun (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