даун

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Да́ун (Dáun), from синдро́м Да́уна (sindróm Dáuna), from the surname of British physician John Langdon Down, who described the syndrome in the 1860s.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

да́ун (dáunm anim (genitive да́уна, nominative plural да́уны, genitive plural да́унов)

  1. (colloquial) someone with Down syndrome
  2. (figuratively, vernacular, offensive, disparaging or ironic) downie, mongoloid, retard, spaz, spastic
    Synonyms: дура́к (durák), идио́т (idiót)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Даунба́сс (Daunbáss, Donbass, derogatory name used by Ukrainians against the Donbass separatists)
  • майда́ун (majdáun, derogatory name for Maidan protestors in Ukraine)