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See also Rún, run, and rùn

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse rún.

Noun

rún f.

  1. rune
  2. (in plural: rúnir) magic

Declension

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rún rúnin rúnir rúnirnar
Accusative rún rúnina rúnir rúnirnar
Dative rún rúnini rúnum rúnunum
Genitive rúnar rúnarinnar rúna rúnanna

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse rún.

Pronunciation

Noun

rún f.

  1. rune
  2. a magical symbol
  3. (archaic or Template loop detected: Template:context 1) secret wisdom
  4. (obsolete) female confidant

Synonyms

  • (female confidant): rúna

Mandarin

Pinyin

rún (form of run2 with diacritic)

  1. : an ox with yellow hair and black lips
  2. : to blink or twitch the eyes

Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *rūnō, whence also Old English rūn (secret, runic letter), Old Saxon rūna (Middle Low German rūne (whisper)), Middle High German rūne (whisper), Gothic 𐍂𐌿𐌽𐌰 (runa), secret).

Noun

rún f.

  1. secret
  2. rune

Descendants

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): rûne f.
  • Swedish: runa c. (Old Swedish run)

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