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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See down.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) Down.

PrepositionEdit

doon

  1. (Geordie) Down.

AdjectiveEdit

doon (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) On a lower level than before; down.

Etymology 2Edit

  • See dun.

    NounEdit

    doon (plural doons)

    1. Alternative form of dun, an ancient or medieval fortification.

    AnagramsEdit


    LimburgishEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Middle Dutch doen, from Old Dutch duon, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-.

    VerbEdit

    doon

    1. to do

    ConjugationEdit

    Derived termsEdit


    Low GermanEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Middle Low German dôn, from Old Saxon dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Compare Low German doen, West Frisian dwaan, English do, German tun.

    PronunciationEdit

    VerbEdit

    doon (third-person singular simple present deit, past tense dee, past participle daan, auxiliary verb hebben)

    1. to do
    2. to put
      Do dat aver dor!
      Just put it in there!
    3. (auxiliary) to cause to, to make; forms causative verbs
    4. (auxiliary, preterite) often used instead of the preterit of weak verbs, with an infinitive.
      Ik dee em en Kado geven!
      I gave him a present!
    5. (auxiliary, preterite) always used in a subordinate clause with wenn, sometimes also with dat.
      So worr dat düüster wenn de Sünn ünnergahn dee
      It became dark when the sun went down!

    ConjugationEdit


    ManxEdit

    PronunciationEdit

    Etymology 1Edit

    From Old Irish dúnaid, dúinid (shuts, closes; blocks, obstructs; joins, clasps; closes, ends).

    Alternative formsEdit

    VerbEdit

    doon (past ghoon, future independent doonee, verbal noun dooney, past participle doont)

    1. close, shut

    Etymology 2Edit

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

    NounEdit

    doon m (genitive singular doon, plural doonyn)

    1. fort, fastness
      Ta'n doon ard erskyn y valley.The fort commands the town.
    2. stronghold, bastion

    MutationEdit

    Manx mutation
    Radical Lenition Eclipsis
    doon ghoon noon
    Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
    possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

    Middle EnglishEdit

    AdjectiveEdit

    doon

    1. done

    ScotsEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Old English dūne, aphetic form of adūne, from of dūne (off the hill).

    AdverbEdit

    doon (comparative mair doon, superlative maist doon)

    1. down
    1852-1859, Lady John Scott (lyrics and music), “Annie Laurie”, in Scottish Songs[1]:
    / Maxwelton braes are bonnie, / Where early fa's the dew, / And its there that Annie Laurie, / Gie'd me her promise true / Gie'd me her promise true, / Which ne'er forgot shall be, / And for bonnie Annie Laurie / I'd lay me doon and dee.
    (please add an English translation of this quote)

    PrepositionEdit

    doon

    1. down

    Derived termsEdit


    SomaliEdit

    VerbEdit

    doon

    1. want, hope, aspire
      shaqo orod doonto aspire to work

    TagalogEdit

    PronunciationEdit

    AdverbEdit

    doon

    1. there (far from both the speaker and the listener)