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See also: Buin and buín



Noun 1Edit

buin m

  1. genitive singular of bun

Noun 2Edit

buin f

  1. (archaic or dialectal) dative singular of


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

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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


buin m

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