See also: atun

Galician edit

Alternative forms edit

  • atum (Reintegrationist)

Noun edit

atún m (plural atúns)

  1. tuna
    Synonym: túnido

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Andalusian Arabic [Term?], from Arabicاَلتُّنّ(at-tunn, tuna), from Latin thunnus, from Ancient Greek θύννος (thúnnos), from θύνω (thúnō, to rush, dart along). Compare Portuguese atum. See also the related Spanish tonina.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /aˈtun/ [aˈt̪ũn]
  • Audio (Spain):(file)
  • Rhymes: -un
  • Syllabification: a‧tún

Noun edit

atún m (plural atunes)

  1. tuna (fish)
  2. (colloquial) ignorant, stupid person

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit