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MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

rùn (Zhuyin ㄖㄨㄣˋ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of
  2. Pinyin transcription of ,
  3. Pinyin transcription of
  4. , , : intercalary; extra, surplus

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rún.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [r̴uːn] invalid IPA characters (̴)

NounEdit

rùn m (genitive singular rùin, plural rùintean or rùntan or rùinte)

  1. secret, mystery, secrecy
  2. inclination, bent, disposition
  3. regard, love, fondness, desire, affection
  4. object beloved
  5. person beloved
    Mo rùn geal, dìleasMy faithful, fair one
    (title of a song)
  6. intention, purpose, design, determination
  7. wish
  8. accord

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ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • 1 rún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.