Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 23:39

cun

See also: cūn, cún, cǔn, cùn, čun, and çûn

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See con.

VerbEdit

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. (obsolete) To know.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See cond.

VerbEdit

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. To con (a ship).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin canis, canem.

NounEdit

cun m

  1. dog

FriulianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum.

PrepositionEdit

cun

  1. with

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From contraction of preposition con (with) + masculine article un (a, one)

ContractionEdit

cun m (feminine cunha, masculine plural cuns, feminine plural cunhas)

  1. with a, with one

IstriotEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum.

PrepositionEdit

cun

  1. with
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 128:
      Caro, cun quil visito bianco e russo.
      Dear, with that little white and red face.

LadinEdit

PrepositionEdit

cun

  1. (Badia) Alternative form of con

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

cun

  1. rafsi of cunso.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cún.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǔn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cùn.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum.

PrepositionEdit

cun

  1. with