See also: mún, mùn, mūn, mủn, Mun., müň, and múŋ

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mʌn/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English mone (shall, must), from Old Norse munu (shall, must), from Proto-Germanic *munaną.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. (dialect, Northern English, modal auxiliary, defective) Must.
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village:
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-; compare mouth

NounEdit

mun (plural muns)

  1. (obsolete, dialect) The mouth, jaw.
    • 1847, J O Halliwell, Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial words:
      A common cry at Coventry on Good Friday is: One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns, / Butter them and sugar them and put them in your muns.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

mun

  1. (Britain, dialect) man

PronounEdit

mun

  1. (Britain, dialect, Devon, Somerset, obsolete) them[1]
    • 1746, Exmoor Courtship 1879 edition[2], page 50:
      tha wut spudlee out the Yemors, and screedle over mun

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wright, Joseph (1903) The English Dialect Dictionary[1], volume 4, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 204

Etymology 4Edit

Clipping of mundane.

NounEdit

mun (plural muns)

  1. (role-playing games, Internet slang) The person who roleplays a character in a role-playing game, especially an online play-by-post one.
    • 1997 October 29, Jade [username], “Re: Male dragon in need of mate ^_^”, in alt.fan.dragons, Usenet[3]:
      Jade grabs a handful of brownies and nibbles on then,[sic] trying to keep her mun from reaching right to the screen to get some []
    • 1999 November 4, Milelarau [username], “Re: Roleplaying”, in alt.games.everquest, Usenet[4]:
      Wait a sec.... You mean.. this is a GAME??
      And here I thought that nine tae five job my mun goes to everyday was a game and Norrath was my home..
    • 2001 December 31, JamesStein, “Successfully Powering Down a Campaign”, in rec.games.frp.dnd, Usenet[5]:
      Any suggestions on how to successfully turn this into a good SL, which will bring the characters back into the range of normalcy, without leaving the muns feeling deprived of everything their characters earned?
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:mun.
SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin manus.

NounEdit

mun f

  1. (anatomy) hand

FinnishEdit

PronounEdit

mun

  1. (colloquial) Genitive form of .
  2. (dialectal) Accusative form of .

See alsoEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mun

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌿𐌽

IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. singular first-person present indicative of munu

Inari SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *monë.

PronounEdit

mun

  1. I

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[6], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

IrishEdit

ContractionEdit

mun

  1. Contraction of um + an.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mun mhun not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Iu MienEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *ʔmun (illness, pain). Cognate with White Hmong mob and Western Xiangxi Miao [Fenghuang] mb.

NounEdit

mun 

  1. pain

Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. Alternative form of mone (shall)

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *monë.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmun/

PronounEdit

mun

  1. I

InflectionEdit

Inflection of mun (irregular)
Nominative mun, mon
Genitive
Nominative mun, mon
Genitive
Accusative
Illative munnje
Locative mūs
Comitative muinna
Essive mūnin

See alsoEdit

Personal pronouns
singular dual plural
1st person mun moai mii
2nd person don doai dii
3rd person son soai sii

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[7], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. present tense of muna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse munr, from Proto-Germanic *muniz.

NounEdit

mun m (definite singular munen, indefinite plural muner, definite plural munene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by mon

Old NorseEdit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. inflection of munu:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present active indicative
    2. second-person singular present active imperative

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Vietnamese (cánh) mỏng.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mun m inan (indeclinable)

  1. (colloquial) Mun mushroom

Further readingEdit

  • mun in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mun in Polish dictionaries at PWN

ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

mun

  1. (modal auxiliary, defective) Alternative form of maun
    • 1894, M E Francis, In a North Country Village
      Ye mun ha' done wi' all that foolery — ye're gettin' a man now, an' ye mun give over that nonsense.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Fro mu + an.

PrepositionEdit

mun

  1. about the, about their, about my, about whom, about which
  2. concerning the, concerning their, concerning my, concerning whom, concerning which

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mun” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English moon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mun

  1. moon
  2. month

Related termsEdit


SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

mun

  1. Romanization of 𒁵 (mun)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish munder, from Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mun c

  1. (anatomy) a mouth
    morgonstund har guld i mun
    morning hour has gold in its mouth (meaning: the early bird catches the worm)
    många munnar att mätta
    many mouths to feed

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mun 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mun munnen munnar munnarna
Genitive muns munnens munnars munnarnas

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Ter SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *monë.

PronounEdit

mun

  1. I

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[8], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English moon.

NounEdit

mun

  1. moon
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 1:15:
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.
      →New International Version translation
  2. month
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Torres Strait CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English moon.

NounEdit

mun

  1. moon

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *ɓuːɲ (ashes); cognate with Muong bunh.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mun ()

  1. (North Central Vietnam) ashes
  2. (botany) ebony

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mun ()

  1. (of a cat, otherwise rare) black
    Synonym: đen

See alsoEdit


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mun (nominative plural muns)

  1. moon (planetary satellite)

DeclensionEdit


WelshEdit

NounEdit

mun

  1. (slang) equivalent to the man in English, as in you, you man, you bloke, dude, guy, mate