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

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dochum.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

chun (plus genitive, triggers no mutation)

  1. to, toward
    ceathrú chun a tría quarter to three
  2. in order to
    chun rud a dhéanamhin order to do a thing
    Synonyms: d'fhonn, le

Usage notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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