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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English June, june, re-Latinised from Middle English Juyn, juyng, from Old French juing, juin, from Latin iūnius, the month of the goddess Iuno (Juno), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yuwn̥kós, from Proto-Indo-European *yew- (vital force, youthful vigor).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jo͞on, IPA(key): /d͡ʒuːn/, /d͡ʒjuːn/
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  • Rhymes: -uːn

Proper nounEdit

June (plural Junes)

  1. The sixth month of the Gregorian calendar, following May and preceding July. Abbreviation: Jun or Jun.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      'Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.
  2. A female given name for a girl born in June, used since the end of the 19th century.
    • 2002, Kate Atkinson, Not the End of the World, Doubleday, →ISBN, page 29:
      Her parents were old, really old. That's why they'd given her such an old-fashioned name. June, because she was born in June. If she'd been born in November would they have called her November? June was a name for women in sitcoms and soap operas, the name of women who knit with synthetic wool and follow recipes that use cornflakes, not the name of a thirty-year-old with a ring in her nose ('Oh, June'.)

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English June.

Proper nounEdit

June

  1. A female given name.

Middle EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

June

  1. Alternative form of Juno.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English June at the end of the 19th century.

Proper nounEdit

June

  1. A female given name.

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English June.

Proper nounEdit

June

  1. A female given name