zun

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See also: zūn, zǔn, and zùn

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zun (plural zuns)

  1. (nonstandard, Britain) Pronunciation spelling of sun.
    • 1850, James Orchard Halliwell, A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century:
      Zome woys avore the zun is down,
      So long’s the sky is clear;
    • 1869, James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire:
      GOOD bwye ta thee Cot! whaur tha dâs o’ my childhood
      Glaw’d bright as tha zun in a mornin o’ mâ;

Etymology 2[edit]

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a zun with taotie dating to the Shang dynasty

Romanized from Mandarin (zūn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zun (plural zuns or zun)

  1. A type of Chinese ritual bronze or ceramic wine vessel with a round or square vase-like form, sometimes in the shape of an animal.
Translations[edit]

Cimbrian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sun, from Old High German sunu, from Proto-Germanic *sunuz (son). Cognate with German Sohn, Dutch zoon, English son, Icelandic sonur.

Noun[edit]

zun m (plural zünne)

  1. (Sette Comuni) son

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “zun” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Friulian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ğun (alternative orthography)

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin derivative of Latin jejūnus, from ieiūnus.

Adjective[edit]

zun

  1. fasting
  2. (figuratively) lacking

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

zun (+ optional adjective(s) ending with -en + plural noun)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) to or for the (contraction of zu + den)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zun

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ずん

Jingpho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Burmese ဇွန်း (jwan:)

Noun[edit]

zun

  1. spoon

References[edit]

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016-12-31) , “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, DOI:10.14989/219015, ISSN 1349-7804, pages 91–128

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zǔn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zùn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *tūn, from Proto-Germanic *tūną.

Noun[edit]

zūn ?

  1. fence

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: zūn

Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

zun m

  1. son

Noun[edit]

zun f

  1. sun