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chun

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See also chūn, chún, and chǔn

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [xʊn̪ˠ]

Preposition

chun (with genitive)

  1. to, toward
    ceathrú chun a trí – "a quarter to three"

Usage notes

The personal forms of chuig are used for this preposition as well.

Synonyms


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

chun

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, chūn, chún, or chǔn.

Usage notes

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

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