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PronounEdit

muin

  1. Instructive plural form of muu.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English mone, Old English mōna, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month), from *meh₁- (to measure)

NounEdit

muin (plural muins)

  1. moon
  2. lunar month; calendar month

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish muin, from Proto-Celtic *monis, *manyā, from Proto-Indo-European *mon- (neck).

NounEdit

muin f (genitive singular muin)

  1. (anatomy) back (animal's)
  2. top
Usage notesEdit
  • Usually used in the phrase 'air muin (on the back of, on top of, on, upon):
    air muin eichon the back of a horse
    Chuir e seacaid air agus air muin sin còta.He put on a jacket and on top of that a coat.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish múinid, possibly from Latin moneō (to remind, advise, teach), with phonological influence from mūnire (to defend, protect).

VerbEdit

muin (past mhuin, future muinidh, verbal noun muineadh, past participle muinte)

  1. (dated) teach, instruct, educate, rear
  2. (dated) show, point out
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