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English

Noun

un (plural uns)

  1. Alternative spelling of 'un

Anagrams


Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin ūnus.

Numeral

un

  1. one

Aromanian

Etymology

From Latin ūnus. Compare Romanian un.

Article

un (feminine unã or une)

  1. (indefinite article) a, an

Related terms


Asturian

Asturian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : primeru

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin ūnus.

Numeral

un or unu m (feminine una)

  1. one

Azerbaijani

Other scripts
Cyrillic ун
Perso-Arabic اون

Noun

un (definite accusative unu, plural unlar)

  1. flour

Declension

    Declension of un
singular plural
nominative un
unlar
definite accusative unu
unları
dative una
unlara
locative unda
unlarda
ablative undan
unlardan
definite genitive unun
unların
    Possessive forms of un
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) unum unlarım
sənin (your) unun unların
onun (his/her/its) unu unları
bizim (our) unumuz unlarımız
sizin (your) ununuz unlarınız
onların (their) unu or unları unları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) unumu unlarımı
sənin (your) ununu unlarını
onun (his/her/its) ununu unlarını
bizim (our) unumuzu unlarımızı
sizin (your) ununuzu unlarınızı
onların (their) ununu or unlarını unlarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) unuma unlarıma
sənin (your) ununa unlarına
onun (his/her/its) ununa unlarına
bizim (our) unumuza unlarımıza
sizin (your) ununuza unlarınıza
onların (their) ununa or unlarına unlarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) unumda unlarımda
sənin (your) ununda unlarında
onun (his/her/its) ununda unlarında
bizim (our) unumuzda unlarımızda
sizin (your) ununuzda unlarınızda
onların (their) ununda or unlarında unlarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) unumdan unlarımdan
sənin (your) unundan unlarından
onun (his/her/its) unundan unlarından
bizim (our) unumuzdan unlarımızdan
sizin (your) ununuzdan unlarınızdan
onların (their) unundan or unlarından unlarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) unumun unlarımın
sənin (your) ununun unlarının
onun (his/her/its) ununun unlarının
bizim (our) unumuzun unlarımızın
sizin (your) ununuzun unlarınızın
onların (their) ununun or unlarının unlarının

Binandere

Noun

un

  1. water

Further reading

  • Jonathan Paul Wilson, Binandere nominal structures (1996)

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *ʉn, from Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Article

un

  1. a/an

See also


Catalan

Catalan numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: primer
    Ordinal abbreviation: 1r
Catalan Wikipedia article on 1

Etymology

From Latin ūnum (one), accusative form of ūnus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Romance cognates include Occitan un. Also related to English one.

Pronunciation

Article

un m (feminine una, masculine plural uns, feminine plural unes)

  1. an; the indefinite article
  2. (in the plural) some

Usage notes

  • Unlike English, Catalan uses the indefinite article with plural nouns as well as singular nouns.
  • Catalan cardinal numbers may be used as masculine or feminine adjectives, except un/una (1), dos/dues (2), cents/centes (100s) and its compounds. When used as nouns, Catalan cardinal numbers are treated as masculine singular nouns in most contexts, but in expressions involving time such as la una i trenta (1:30) or les dues (two o'clock), they are feminine because the feminine noun hora has been elided.

Numeral

un m (feminine una, noun form u)

  1. (cardinal number) one

Pronoun

un m sg (feminine una)

  1. one; indefinite pronoun

Derived terms


Chamorro

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Origin unknown.

Pronoun

un

  1. thou, you (singular)
    Kao un taitai i lepblo-mu?Did you read your book?
Usage notes
See also

Etymology 2

From Spanish un.

Article

un

  1. a, an

References

  • Donald M. Topping (1973) Chamorro Reference Grammar, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Chinese

Etymology

From clipping of English understand.

Pronunciation

Verb

un

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) to understand
    unun [Cantonese]  ―  nei5 an1 m4 an1 aa3?   ―  Do you understand? (literally, “You un(derstand) or not un(derstand)?”)

Chuukese

Verb

un

  1. to drink

Cimbrian

Etymology

From Middle High German unde, from Old High German unti, from Proto-Germanic *andi. Cognate with German und, Dutch en, English and, Icelandic enn.

Conjunction

un

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) and

References

  • “un” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter , Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Corsican

Etymology

From Latin unus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Cognates include Italian un (a) and French un (a, one).

Article

un m (feminine una)

  1. a, an

Dongxiang

Pronunciation

Noun

un

  1. Alternative form of uwun (winter)

Drehu

Pronunciation

Noun

un

  1. snake

References


Dutch Low Saxon

Conjunction

un

  1. and

Fala

Etymology

From Old Portuguese un, from Latin ūnus (one), from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one; single).

Article

un m (plural un-os, feminine un-a, feminine plural un-as)

  1. a (masculine singular indefinite article)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 2: Númerus?:
      As lenguas, idiomas, dialectus o falas tenin un-as funciós mui claras desde o principiu dos siglu i si hai contabilizaus en o mundu un-as 8.000 lenguas, ca un-a con sua importancia numérica relativa, a nossa fala é un tesoiru mais entre elas.
      The tongues, languages or regional variants have some very clear functions since the beginning of the centuries and some 8,000 languages have been accounted for in the world, each with its relative numerical importance, our Fala is another treasure among them.

Numeral

un

  1. one (numerical value equal to 1)

Related terms


French

Etymology

From Old French un, from Latin ūnum, accusative singular of ūnus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /œ̃/, /ɛ̃/, (before a vowel) /œ̃.n‿/, /ɛ̃.n‿/
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /œ̃˞/
  • When used as a noun, it is treated as aspirated (no liaison with that which precedes). Sometimes the same is true of the numeral (see below and compare onze). When used as an article or pronoun, liaison does apply normally.
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • (file)
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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œ̃, -ɛ̃

Article

un m (feminine une, plural des, negative de)

  1. an, a

Numeral

French numbers (edit)
10
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    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: premier
    Ordinal abbreviation: 1er
    Multiplier: simple
    Fractional: entier
French Wikipedia article on 1

un (feminine une, masculine plural uns, feminine plural unes)

  1. one

Usage notes

  • The numeral is treated as aspirated in calculating and stating values: soustraire deux de un (to subtract two from one), une moyenne de un (an average of one). Also in dates, though this is considered nonstandard: le un mars for le premier mars (March 1st). Otherwise it is unaspirated.
  • Whereas in English the singular is used only after the number one, in French it is typically used after numbers smaller than two. This means that both zéro and un are generally used with the singular, even when they are followed by a decimal part.
zéro pointzero points
0,35 mètre0.35 metres
1,99 euro1.99 euros

Derived terms

Pronoun

un m (feminine une, masculine plural uns, feminine plural unes)

  1. one, someone

Derived terms

Noun

un m (plural un or uns)

  1. one (the number or figure)

Further reading

Anagrams


Friulian

Etymology

From Latin ūnus.

Article

un m (feminine une)

  1. a, an

Adjective

un

  1. one

Numeral

un (feminine une)

  1. one

Pronoun

un

  1. one

Related terms


Galician

Galician cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : primeiro
Galician Wikipedia article on un
Galician numbers (edit)
10
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    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: primeiro

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese un, ũu, from Latin ūnus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (article) /uŋ/, (numeral) /ˈuŋ/
  • (file)

Article

un m sg (feminine unha, masculine plural uns, feminine plural unhas)

  1. (indefinite) a, one

Usage notes

The article un and its inflected forms unha, uns, and unhas all form contractions with the prepositions con (with), de (of, from), and en (in).

Derived terms

Numeral

un m (feminine unha)

  1. one

Usage notes

The numeral un and its feminine form unha form contractions with the prepositions con (with), de (of, from), and en (in).

Derived terms

References

  • un” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • ũu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • un” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • un” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Garifuna

Pronunciation

Postposition

un

  1. to

Inflection


German Low German

Alternative forms

  • on (in Low Prussian and some other dialects)

Etymology

Ultimately cognate to German und.

Conjunction

un

  1. and
    Planten un Blomenplants and flowers

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Guinea-Bissau Creole cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un

Etymology

From Portuguese um. Cognate with Kabuverdianu un.

Numeral

un

  1. one (1)

Article

un

  1. a, an (indefinite article)

Gun

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ùn

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Hungarian

Etymology

Of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

Verb

un

  1. (transitive) to be bored of, to be fed up with, to be tired of

Conjugation

Derived terms

(With verbal prefixes):

References

  1. ^ un in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading

  • un in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Hunsrik

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle High German unde, from Old High German unti, from Proto-Germanic *andi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti.

Pronunciation

Conjunction

un

  1. and
    Draus is es kalt un nass.
    It's cold and wet outside.
    Ich kaafe Epple un Bananne.
    I buy apples and bananas.

Further reading


Ido

Ido numbers (edit)
10
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    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: unesma
    Adverbial: unfoye
    Multiplier: unopla
    Fractional: unima

Etymology

Borrowed from French unItalian unSpanish un.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /un/

Numeral

un

  1. one

Derived terms

  • unajo (unit)
  • una (one (showing unity))
  • unesala (unitary)
  • unesma (first)
  • unesme (first, at first, first of all)
  • uneso (unity, oneness)
  • unfoye (once, one time)
  • unigar (to unify: to form into one)
  • unigo (unification)
  • -uno
  • uno (unit)
  • unu (one (person))

Interlingua

Article

un

  1. an, a

Numeral

un

  1. one

Italian

Etymology

From uno, from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

Article

un m

  1. Apocopic form of uno: a, an

Numeral

un (apocopated)

  1. Apocopic form of uno: one

Pronoun

un m (apocopate)

  1. (literary) Apocopic form of uno: one (indefinite pronoun)

Anagrams


Japanese

Romanization

un

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うん

Kabuverdianu

Kabuverdianu cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un

Etymology

From Portuguese um.

Numeral

un

  1. one (1)

Article

un

  1. a, an (indefinite article)

Karakalpak

Noun

un

  1. flour

Ladin

Ladin cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : prim

Etymology

From Latin ūnus.

Adjective

un

  1. one

Noun

un m (uncountable)

  1. one

Ladino

Etymology

From Old Spanish un, from Latin ūnus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one).

Pronunciation

Article

un (Hebrew spelling און, plural unos, feminine una)

  1. a (masculine singular)

Latvian

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle Low German un (and). It replaced, in this sense, the particle ir (compare Lithuanian ir, which still has the sense of “and”). At first there were competing borrowings from other Germanic dialects (e.g. und, unde), and some forms were influenced by ir (resulting in ind, in), but from the 18th century on, the form un gradually became dominant.

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

un

  1. additive conjunction used to link similar terms in a clause; and
    Didzis un Ilga apstājāsDidzis and Ilga stopped
    tas ir skaists un dārgsthis is beautiful and expensive
    tēvs strādā un domāfather is working and thinking
  2. used to link clauses within a sentence; and
    Lupatu Zeta smējās tik sirsnīgi, ka asaras sakāpa acīs un pat Lupats pieliecās klausītiesLupatu Zeta laughed so heartily that tears filled her eyes and even Lupats leaned forward to listen
    pie tēva vīri atnāk uz runāšanu... Annelei patīk skatīties, kādi tie vīri un kā viņi runā(some) men came to father to talk... Annele liked to look what those men looked like and how they spoke
  3. used to link two independent clauses, indicating simultaneity, sequence, contrast, opposition, or comparison between them; and
    uzlec saule, un sākas jauna dienathe sun rises, and a new day begins
    Annele papurināja smiedamās galvu, un visi lakati bija atkal nostAnnele shook her head, laughing, and all scarves were (= fell) off once more
    Ansis bija noliesējis gluži dzeltenīgs, nomocījis, un tomēr viņa acīs bija arī līksmībaAnsis had lost weight, grown rather yellow, (he looked) run down, and yet in his eyes there was also joy
    pavasarī viņam palika pieci gadi, un tas jau bija diezgan cienījams vecumsin spring he became five years (old), and that was already quite a respectable age
  4. used to introduce an independent clause, linking it to the preceding context
    mātei varēja stāstīt visu... vai tiešām visu? un Ģirts atskārta, ka pēdējā laikā noticis daudz kas tāds, par ko viņš tomēr nestāstīs mātei...mother might tell everything... really everything? and Ģirts realized that recently many things had happened that he wouldn't tell mother...
    atceries, cik Latvijā šis vārds skanēja noslēpumaini un vilinoši: Kalifornija! un tagad ļoti labvēlīgs liktenis tevi iespēlējis tieši teiksmainajā Kalifornijāremember how in Latvia this word sounds mysterious and tempting: California! and now a very favorable fate has brought you to legendary California

References

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “un”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Ligurian

Ligurian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : prìmmo
    Adverbial : ùnn-a vòtta
    Multiplier : séncio
    Distributive : scingolarménte

Etymology

From Latin ūnus, from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Pronunciation

Numeral

un m (feminine ùnn-a)

  1. one

Noun

un m (invariable)

  1. The number one.

Article

un m (feminine ùnn-a)

  1. a, an (male)

Usage notes

  • When followed by a word beginning with a vowel, the article undergoes apheresis, becoming 'n, and the place of articulation of the nasal changes from velar to dental:
    un + òmmo → 'n òmmo (“a man”) (pronounced , NOT )
  • When followed by a word beginning with a consonant:
    • the article becomes in (pron. /iŋ/), if:
      • it is found in sentence-initial position, or after a punctuation mark
      • it is preceded by a word ending in /ŋ/
        in matìn in figeu o corîva – a boy was running one morning (pron. )
    • the article undergoes apheresis, becoming 'n, without the nasal changing place of articulation:
      ò visto 'n zìn – I saw a sea urchin (pron. )

Pronoun

un m (feminine ùnn-a)

  1. someone, a person
    Ò vìsto un ch'o m'à dæto dêxe éori.
    I saw someone who gave me ten euros.

Livonian

Etymology

Ultimately from Middle Low German un, probably through Latvian un.

Interjection

un

  1. and

Louisiana Creole French

Louisiana Creole French cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : prémiyé

Alternative forms

Etymology

From French un (a, one).

Pronunciation

Article

un m (feminine unn or ènn)

  1. a, an.

Numeral

un

  1. one

Luxembourgish

Alternative forms

  • u (used before consonants other than d, h, n, t, z)

Etymology

From Old High German ana. The form is phonetically regular through the developments -a--ue- in originally open syllables, and -ue--u- before nasals.

Pronunciation

Preposition

un (+ dative or accusative)

  1. on; at; to
    D’Biller hänken un der Wand.
    The pictures hang on the wall.

Manx

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Compare Breton unan, Cornish onan, Irish aon.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːn/, /ɯːn/, /uːn/

Numeral

un

  1. one

Related terms


Middle French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French un, from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

Article

un

  1. a, an

Numeral

un (invariable)

  1. one

Descendants

  • French: un

Middle Welsh

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *ʉn, from Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Pronunciation

Numeral

un

  1. one

Mutation

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal H-prothesis
un unchanged unchanged hun
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading

  • Simon Evans (1964) A Grammar of Middle Welsh, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, § 1

Mirandese

Article

un m (feminine ua)

  1. a, an

Norman

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French uns, from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Article

un m

  1. a / an (masculine indefinite article)

Coordinate terms

Numeral

un m (feminine ieune)

  1. (Jersey) one

Occitan

Occitan cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un
    Ordinal : primièr

Etymology

From Old Occitan un, from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • (Gascon) IPA(key): /ˈy/
  • (Languedocien) IPA(key): /ˈyn/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: un

Article

un m (feminine una)

  1. a, an (masculine singular indefinite article)

Numeral

un

  1. one

Further reading

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 1009.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin ūnum, accusative singular of ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

Article

un

  1. a, an (masculine oblique singular indefinite article)
  2. a, an (masculine nominative plural indefinite article)

Declension

Numeral

cardinal number
1 Previous: n/a
Next: deus

un (nominative uns, feminine une)

  1. one

Descendants


Old Portuguese

Article

un

  1. Alternative form of ũu

Palikur

Noun

un n

  1. water

References

  • Languages of the Amazon (2012, →ISBN

Papiamentu

Papiamentu cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un

Etymology

From Spanish uno and Portuguese um and Kabuverdianu un.

Numeral

un

  1. one (1)

Article

un

  1. a, an (indefinite article)

Pennsylvania German

Alternative forms

Etymology

Cognate to German und, English and.

Conjunction

un

  1. and

Piedmontese

Piedmontese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : un

Etymology

From Latin ūnus, from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos. Cognates include Italian uno and French un.

Pronunciation

Numeral

un

  1. one

Romagnol

Romagnol numbers (edit)
10
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    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: prèm

Etymology

From Latin ūnum (one).

Pronunciation

  • (Central Romagnol):
      • (San Zaccaria): IPA(key):
      • (San Pietro in Vincoli): IPA(key):

Article

un m (feminine una)

  1. a, an
    Un òman l'impèja e’ fug.A man lights the fire.

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • (Central Romagnol):
      • (San Zaccaria): IPA(key):
      • (San Pietro in Vincoli): IPA(key):

Numeral

un m (feminine una)

  1. one
    Am so tajê un pè.
    I've cut one foot.

References

Masotti, Adelmo (1999) Vocabolario Romagnolo Italiano (in Italian), Zanichelli, page 683


Romanian

Alternative forms

  • (Moldavian) ун (un)

Etymology

From Latin ūnus, from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Pronunciation

Article

un m or n (feminine singular o, plural niște)

  1. a, an (indefinite article)

Usage notes

Un is also used as a cardinal number (see unu and una).

O is used for feminine nouns:

un bărbata man (masculine)
un visa dream (neuter)
o femeiea woman (feminine)

Declension

indefinite article forms singular plural
m, n f
nom/acc un o niște
gen/dat unui unei unor

Related terms

  • unu (used as a numeral/cardinal number)
  • unul (used as an indefinite pronoun)

Salar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *un.

Noun

un

  1. flour

References

Tenishev, Edhem (1976), “un”, in Stroj salárskovo jazyká [Grammar of Salar], Moscow: Nauka


Sassarese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin ūnus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one, single).

Pronunciation

Article

un m (indeterminative, feminine una)

  1. a, an

References

  • Rubattu, Antoninu (2006) Dizionario universale della lingua di Sardegna, 2nd edition, Sassari: Edes

Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian and, from Proto-Germanic *andi. Cognates include West Frisian en and German und.

Pronunciation

Conjunction

un

  1. and
    • 2000, Marron C. Fort, transl., Dät Näie Tästamänt un do Psoolme in ju aasterlauwerfräiske Uurtoal fon dät Seelterlound, Fräislound, Butjoarlound, Aastfräislound un do Groninger Umelounde [The New Testament and the Psalms in the East Frisian language, native to Saterland, Friesland, Butjadingen, East Frisia and the Ommelanden of Groningen], →ISBN, Dät Evangelium ätter Matthäus 1:20:
      Wilst hie noch deeruur ättertoachte, ferskeen him n Ängel fon dän Here in n Droom un kwaad: Josef, Súun fon David, freze die nit, Maria as dien Wieuw bie die aptouníemen;
      While he was still thinking about it, came to him an angel from the Lord in a dream and said: Joseph, son of David, don't be afraid to take Maria as your wife;

References

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “un”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Serbo-Croatian

Numeral

un (Cyrillic spelling ун)

  1. (Chakavian) one (1)

Synonyms


Sicilian

Etymology

From unu, from Latin ūnus.

Article

un m sg

  1. (indefinite) a, an

Usage notes

Un is never used before words starting with the letter z or s and a consonant, like the Italian un

See also

Sicilian articles
Masculine Feminine
indefinite singular un, nu na
definite singular lu, û la, â
definite plural li, î li, î

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *onъ.

Pronunciation

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Determiner

un

  1. (regional) that

Spanish

Spanish numbers (edit)
1
    Cardinal: uno
    Apocopated cardinal: un
    Ordinal: primero
    Apocopated ordinal: primer
    Ordinal abbreviation: 1.º
    Multiplier: simple
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Etymology

From uno, from Latin ūnus (one), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one).

Pronunciation

Article

un m (indefinite, plural unos, feminine una, feminine plural unas)

  1. a

Usage notes

  • When a feminine noun starts with a stressed a- or ha-, un is used instead of una to prevent the sound from being used twice.
    ¡Mira al cielo, hay un águila!
    Look at the sky, there's an eagle!
    ¡Manos arriba, tengo un arma!
    Hands up, I have a gun!

Numeral

un m (apocopate, standard form uno)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of uno (one)

Usage notes

The form un is only used before and within the noun phrase of the masculine singular noun that it modifies. In other positions, uno is used instead.

Further reading


Sumerian

Romanization

un

  1. Romanization of 𒌦 (un)

Tagalog

Alternative forms

Etymology

From 'yun or 'yon, contraction of iyon, where "yu" was replaced with English U, read as in the English letter, to shorten it.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

un

  1. (colloquial, text messaging, slang) Alternative form of iyon

Tatar

Numeral

un (Cyrillic spelling ун)

  1. ten

Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic (un), from Proto-Turkic *ūn.

Noun

un (definite accusative unu, plural unlar)

  1. flour

Declension

Inflection
Nominative un
Definite accusative unu
Singular Plural
Nominative un unlar
Definite accusative unu unları
Dative una unlara
Locative unda unlarda
Ablative undan unlardan
Genitive unun unların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular unum unlarım
2nd singular unun unların
3rd singular unu unları
1st plural unumuz unlarımız
2nd plural ununuz unlarınız
3rd plural unları unları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular unumu unlarımı
2nd singular ununu unlarını
3rd singular ununu unlarını
1st plural unumuzu unlarımızı
2nd plural ununuzu unlarınızı
3rd plural unlarını unlarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular unuma unlarıma
2nd singular ununa unlarına
3rd singular ununa unlarına
1st plural unumuza unlarımıza
2nd plural ununuza unlarınıza
3rd plural unlarına unlarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular unumda unlarımda
2nd singular ununda unlarında
3rd singular ununda unlarında
1st plural unumuzda unlarımızda
2nd plural ununuzda unlarınızda
3rd plural unlarında unlarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular unumdan unlarımdan
2nd singular unundan unlarından
3rd singular unundan unlarından
1st plural unumuzdan unlarımızdan
2nd plural ununuzdan unlarınızdan
3rd plural unlarından unlarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular unumun unlarımın
2nd singular ununun unlarının
3rd singular ununun unlarının
1st plural unumuzun unlarımızın
2nd plural ununuzun unlarınızın
3rd plural unlarının unlarının

Turkmen

Noun

un (definite accusative ?, plural ?)

  1. flour

Uzbek

Other scripts
Cyrillic ун (un)
Latin un
Perso-Arabic

Noun

un (plural unlar)

  1. flour

Venetian

Alternative forms

  • on (rural areas)

Etymology

From Latin ūnus.

Article

un m (feminine na)

  1. masculine singular indefinite article; a, an

See also

Venetian articles (edit)
m sg f sg m pl f pl
Definite articles
(the)
el / al (Belluno)
l' (before vowels)
la
l' (mandatory before a, optional before other vowels)
i le / 'e (Padua)
Indefinite articles
(a / an)
un / on (rural) na - -

Welsh

Welsh numbers (edit)
10,
 ←  0 1 2  → , 10  → ,
    Cardinal: un
    Ordinal: cyntaf
    Ordinal abbreviation: 1af
    Adverbial: unwaith
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Etymology

From Middle Welsh un, from Proto-Brythonic *ʉn, from Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.

Pronunciation

Numeral

un

  1. (cardinal number) one

Usage notes

  • With a singular feminine noun, causes the limited soft mutation (i.e. the soft mutation but excludes mutation of ll- and rh-. So un rhyfel 'one battle' not *un ryfel but un gath , un ferch , etc.). Does not mutate masculine or plural nouns.

Adjective

un

  1. only, sole

Noun

un m (plural unau)

  1. one, individual
    Sut un ydy dy chwaer?
    What's your sister like (as a person)?
    (literally, “What kind of one is your sister?”)
  2. each (by extension of 'one')
    Mae'r afalau 'ma'n costio trideg ceiniog yr un, neu ddwy bunt y cilo.
    These apples cost thirty pence each , or two pounds a kilo.

Related terms

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
un unchanged unchanged hun
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “un”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Yoruba

Pronunciation

Pronoun

un

  1. him, her, it (third-person singular non-honorific object pronoun following a monosyllabic verb with a high-tone /ũ/)

Pronoun

ún

  1. him, her, it (third-person singular non-honorific object pronoun following a monosyllabic verb with a low- or mid-tone /ũ/)

See also