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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hun(noun)

    a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century


  1. hun(Noun)

    Affectionate abbreviation of honey.

  2. hun(Noun)

    A grey partridge.

  3. Hun(Noun)

    A member of a nomadic tribe, the Huns, most likely of Turkic origin, which invaded Europe in the fourth century from Central Asia.

  4. Hun(Noun)

    a vandal, a barbarian, an uncivilized destructive person

  5. Hun(Noun)

    A German

  6. Hun(Noun)

    A Protestant.

  7. Origin: From Hunnus, apparently ultimately from Turkic Hun-yü, the name of a tribe (they were known in China as (Hsiungnu)).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hun(noun)

    one of a warlike nomadic people of Northern Asia who, in the 5th century, under Atilla, invaded and conquered a great part of Europe

  2. Origin: [L. Hunni, also Chunni, and Chuni; cf. AS. Hnas, Hne, OHG. Hni, G. Hunnen.]


  1. Hun

    The hun is a Korean ocarina-like flute made of baked clay or other ceramics. It has a globular shape, with a blowing hole on top and several finger holes. It is used primarily in court music ensembles, although in the late 20th century some contemporary Korean composers began to use it in their compositions and film scores. In Japan, the equivalent instrument is called tsuchibue.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hun

    hun, n. one of a powerful, squat, swarthy, and savage nomad race of Asia, probably of Mongolian or Tartar stock, who began to move westwards in Europe about 372 A.D., pushing the Goths before them across the Danube, and under Attila (433-453) overrunning Europe: a shortened form of Hungarian.—adjs. Hun′nic, Hun′nish.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUN in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Koul Panha:

    Hun Sen needs Sam Rainsy to come back.

  2. Moeun Tola:

    The message Hun Sen wants to send is that his word is magical.

  3. Sebastian Strangio:

    Hun Sen is one of the cleverest politicians Asia has ever seen.

  4. Sebastian Strangio:

    This is all a variation on how Hun Sen has run Cambodia since the early 1990s.

  5. Amanda Madden:

    What good is a name when your in love? You only ever you pet names anyway. Hun.

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