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Webster 1913 Edition


Cun

Cun

(kŭn)
,
Verb.
T.
[See
Cond
.]
To con (a ship).
[Obs.]

Cun

,
Verb.
T.
[See 1st
Con
.]
To know. See
Con
.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Cun

CUN

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To know. [Not used.] [See Con.]
2.
To direct the course of a ship. [See Cond, the true orthography.]

Definition 2022


cun

cun

See also: cún, cùn, cūn, cǔn, čun, çun, and çûn

English

Verb

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. (obsolete) To know.
Related terms

Etymology 2

See cond.

Verb

cun (third-person singular simple present cuns, present participle cunning, simple past and past participle cunned)

  1. To con (a ship).


Dalmatian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin canis, canem.

Noun

cun m

  1. dog

Friulian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin cum.

Preposition

cun

  1. with

Galician

Etymology

From contraction of preposition con (with) + masculine article un (a, one)

Contraction

cun m (feminine cunha, masculine plural cuns, feminine plural cunhas)

  1. with a, with one

Istriot

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin cum.

Preposition

cun

  1. with
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 128:
      Caro, cun quil visito bianco e russo.
      Dear, with that little white and red face.

Ladin

Preposition

cun

  1. (Badia) Alternative form of con

Lojban

Rafsi

cun

  1. rafsi of cunso.

Mandarin

Romanization

cun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cún.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǔn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cùn.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mirandese

Etymology

From Latin cum.

Preposition

cun

  1. with

Somali

Verb

cun

  1. eat