EnglishEdit

ContractionEdit

gunna

  1. Alternative spelling of gonna
    • 1915, George Bronson-Howard, God’s Man,[1] The Bobbs-Merrill Company, page 132,
      “Oh, yes, I can,” answered Pink, “you’re gunna try to make me think you’re stuck on Beau. What you’re gunna give him you was [sic] saving for me. See? I’m jerry.” And he laughed at her encrimsoned face.
    • a. 1972, J. R. Simplot, quoted in Neal R. Peirce, The Mountain States of America: People, Politics, and Power in the Eight Rocky Mountain States,[2] W. W. Norton & Company (1972), →ISBN, page 134,
      We have the products here, the raw materials, the know-how to do it. That’s simple, and we’re gunna do it.
    • 2007, Mallory Dunn, The Letters,[3] Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, page 14,
      “Always, Drake. No police officer will ever hold you down.” Myrick looked around. “Man, I hate hospitals. Let’s get out of here. I’m gunna go sign that paper work.” [sic] Myrick turned towards the door as he escaped the pressing moment with his son.

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish gunna, borrowed from Middle English gunne.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gunna m (genitive singular gunna, nominative plural gunnaí)

  1. gun

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gunna ghunna ngunna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Byzantine Greek γούνα (goúna), from an unknown Alpine or Balkan language.[1] Or, possibly borrowed from Celtic.[2]

NounEdit

gunna f (genitive gunnae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) a kind of leather garment

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gunna gunnae
Genitive gunnae gunnārum
Dative gunnae gunnīs
Accusative gunnam gunnās
Ablative gunnā gunnīs
Vocative gunna gunnae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Klein, Dr. Ernest, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, Amsterdam: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co., 1971.
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish gunna, borrowed from Middle English gunne.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gunna m (genitive singular gunna, plural gunnachan)

  1. gun, musket
  2. cannon

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
gunna ghunna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “gunna”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “gunna”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language