See also: Buin and buín

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bou, or possibly from Latin bovīnus. Compare old Italian buino, Occitan boïn, Catalan buina. The (Daco-) Romanian bovin is a borrowing from Latin.

AdjectiveEdit

buin

  1. pertaining to an ox; bovine

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Noun 1Edit

buin m

  1. genitive singular of bun

Noun 2Edit

buin f

  1. (archaic or dialectal) dative singular of

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buin bhuin mbuin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

buin (past bhuin, future buinidh, verbal noun buntainn, past participle buinte)

  1. belong, pertain, be related
Usage notesEdit
  • Used with the preposition do:
    Am buin e dhi?Does it belong to her?
    ...a bhuineas do dh'Arcaibh......who belongs to Orkney...
    Cha bhuin e don teaghlach sin.He wasn't related to that family.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

buin m

  1. genitive singular of bun
  2. nominative plural of bun