See also: dun, dūn, dǔn, and dùn

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dún, from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dún m (genitive dúin, nominative plural dúnta)

  1. fortress

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dún (present analytic dúnann, future analytic dúnfaidh, verbal noun dúnadh, past participle dúnta)

  1. to close, shut

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dún dhún ndún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dún (form of dun2 with diacritic)

  1. Pinyin reading of

Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold).

NounEdit

dún n

  1. fort
  2. fortress
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From do + sinn.

PronounEdit

dún

  1. Alternative spelling of dúnn.

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

dún c

  1. dune
Last modified on 15 August 2013, at 16:43