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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kanun (plural kanuns)

  1. Alternative spelling of qanun

Etymology 2Edit

Likely from Arabic قَانُون(qānūn), from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). Cognate with English canon.

NounEdit

kanun (plural kanuns)

  1. A set of traditional Albanian laws.

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish kanun (law), from Arabic قَانُون(qānūn), from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kanun m (indefinite plural kanune, definite singular kanuni, definite plural kanunet)

  1. a set of codified traditional Albanian laws, specifically the Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini
    I dogjëm kanunet e vjetra.
    We burned the old kanuns.
  2. (archaic) law
    Kanë vendosur me kanun.
    They decided by law.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017), “kanun”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 711

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَانُون(qānūn), from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). Cognate with English canon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑː.nun]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧nun

NounEdit

kanun (definite accusative kanunu, plural kanunlar)

  1. (law) law, statute, code, written set of rules
    Synonym: yasa
  2. (music) qanun

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kanun
Definite accusative kanunu
Singular Plural
Nominative kanun kanunlar
Definite accusative kanunu kanunları
Dative kanuna kanunlara
Locative kanunda kanunlarda
Ablative kanundan kanunlardan
Genitive kanunun kanunların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kanunum kanunlarım
2nd singular kanunun kanunların
3rd singular kanunu kanunları
1st plural kanunumuz kanunlarımız
2nd plural kanununuz kanunlarınız
3rd plural kanunları kanunları

See alsoEdit


TurkmenEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَانُون(qānūn), from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). Cognate with English canon.

NounEdit

kanun (definite accusative kanuny, plural kanunlar)

  1. law