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dún

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It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
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See also dun, dūn, dǔn, and dùn

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [d̪ˠuːn̪ˠ]

Noun

dún m.

  1. fortress

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dún dúnta
Vocative a dhúin a dhúnta
Genitive dúin dúnta
Dative dún dúnta

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an dún na dúnta
Genitive an dúin na ndúnta
Dative leis an dún

don dún

leis na dúnta

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dún dhún ndún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Verb

dún

  1. to close, shut

Conjugation

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dún dhún ndún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mandarin

Pinyin

dún (form of dun2 with diacritic)

  1. : hesitate, waver, falter

West Frisian

Noun

dún c.

  1. dune

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