See also: mun, Mun., mùn, mủn, and müň

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish mún.

NounEdit

mún m ‎(genitive singular múin)

  1. verbal noun of mún
  2. urine
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish múnaid ‎(makes water, pisses).

VerbEdit

mún ‎(present analytic múnann, future analytic múnfaidh, verbal noun mún, past participle múnta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) urinate, pee
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mún mhún unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "mún" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • mún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • múnaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *mew-, *mū-. Possibly cognate with Latin mūtō ‎(penis).

NounEdit

mún m

  1. urine

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mún
also mmún after a proclitic
mún
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
mún
also mmún after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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