unc

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See also: UNC

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

unc (plural uncs)

  1. (colloquial) uncle
    • 1991, Stephen King, Needful Things
      Then Pangborn would find him and ask him what he thought he was doing here. He would ask if Ace had a job. He didn't, and he couldn't even claim he had come back to visit his unc, because Pop had been in his junkshop when the place burned down.

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Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

unc

  1. Alternative form of unk

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

unc

  1. accusative/dative of wit: (to) us two

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake).

Noun[edit]

unc m

  1. snake
  2. toad

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Unke