mune

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See also: Mune, MUNE, mûne, and muñe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed under the implication that the word immune was formed in modern English with the prefix im- and another word. The word immune was actually formed from a prefix in Latin immūnis (exempt from public service), from in- (not) + mūnus (service).

Adjective[edit]

mune (not comparable)

  1. (humorous, informal, proscribed) Not immune; subject or vulnerable to (something).
    • 2003, Gregory Corso, An Accidental Autobiography: The Selected Letters of Gregory Corso, New Directions Publishing, →ISBN, page 44:
      You know, of course, that the writer of the book is immune to shame—that only the peddler of said book is mune—and, I must say that the most shameful person or persons involved are those that condone—such as Mr. Rexroth []
    • 2005, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, "Duchess of Wails" (season 3, episode 5)
      Mac: But no matter what she does, they don't mind. It's like they're immune. Bloo: Well, we'll just have to make them mune by any means necessary.
    • 2012 December 24, Stephen Brocklehurst, Lifeaholic, New Generation Publishing, →ISBN:
      My immune system is so fucked it's now a mune system.

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mune

  1. partitive plural of muna

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mune

  1. Rōmaji transcription of むね

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

mune

  1. Alternative form of mone (shall)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • muna (a and split infinitives)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse munu.

Verb[edit]

mune (present tense mun, past tense munde, past participle munt, imperative mun)

  1. (archaic) to be feasible or possible

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mune

  1. inflection of munir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mune (plural munes)

  1. Alternative spelling of muin

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mune

  1. inflection of munir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Tsonga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-nàì.

Numeral[edit]

mune

  1. four