dún

See also: dun, dūn, dǔn, and dùn

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IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

dún

  1. indefinite accusative singular of dúnn

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dún, from Proto-Celtic *dūnom ‎(stronghold).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dún m ‎(genitive singular dúin, nominative plural dúnta)

  1. fortress

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dún ‎(present analytic dúnann, future analytic dúnfaidh, verbal noun dúnadh, past participle dúnta)

  1. to close, shut

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dún dhún ndún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dún (Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄣˊ)

  1. Pinyin transliteration of

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *dūnom ‎(stronghold).

NounEdit

dún n ‎(genitive dúin or dúine, nominative plural dúine)

  1. fort
  2. fortress
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From do + sinn.

PronounEdit

dún

  1. Alternative spelling of dúnn

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
dún dún
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • dún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

dún c

  1. dune
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