See also: chūn, chún, chǔn, chun1, chun2, and chun3

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dochum.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

chun (with genitive)

  1. to, toward
    ceathrú chun a trí — a quarter to three

Usage notesEdit

The personal forms of chuig are used for this preposition as well.

SynonymsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

chun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chún.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chǔn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PrepositionEdit

chun

  1. to, towards
    • An tèid sibh chun na dùthcha sin? - Will you go to that country?
  2. as far as

Usage notesEdit

Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 23:45