Definitions for unən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
young uns; He's a bad un.
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of un:
Category: Government, Titles, Associations, Organizations
a prefix meaning “not,” freely used as an English formative, giving negative or opposite force in adjectives and their derivative adverbs and nouns (unfair; unfairly; unfairness; unfelt; unseen; unfitting; unformed; unheard-of; un-get-at-able), and less freely used in certain other nouns (unrest; unemployment).
Origin of un-:
ME un-, on-, OE; c. D on-, G un-; akin to L in-, Gk an-,a-. See a-6, an-1, in-3
a prefix freely used in English to form verbs expressing a reversal of some action or state, or removal, deprivation, release, etc. (unbend; uncork; unfasten; etc.), or to intensify the force of a verb already having such a meaning (unloose).
Origin of un-:
ME, OE un-, on-; c. D ont-=, G ent-; akin to L ante, Gk anti; cf. ante-, anti-
United Nations, UN(noun)
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the United Nations; an international organization of countries that works together to solve world problems
a member of the UN
one (a thing).
Give me one of those round 'uns.
one (a person).
We've got a clever 'un here!
Origin: Representing non-standard pronunciation of one.
Un is the 11th studio album by Chumbawamba released in mid-2004, and features major influences from both electronic and folk music, containing many samples from world music. It serves as a bridge between the band's earlier electric sound and the current acoustic sound. The single from the album is "On eBay", which also has a music video.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'un' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2231
Translations for un
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
1 in number
one person; He took one book.
- umPortuguese (BR)
- jeden, jedna, jednoCzech
- ένας (σε ποσότητα)Greek
- אֶחָד, אַחַתHebrew
- un, unaItalian
- semuanya satuMalay
- un, oRomanian
- jeden, jedna, jednoSlovak
- en, ettSwedish
- bir, 1Turkish
- 一個的Chinese (Trad.)
- ايک عددUrdu
- 一个的Chinese (Simp.)
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