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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hun(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. hun(Noun)

    Affectionate abbreviation of honey.

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

  2. hun(Noun)

    A grey partridge.

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

  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.

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

  4. Hun(Noun)

    a vandal, a barbarian, an uncivilized destructive person

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

  5. Hun(Noun)

    A German

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

  6. Hun(Noun)

    A Protestant.

    Etymology: 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

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

Freebase

  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. HUN

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Numerology

  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

Examples of hun in a Sentence

  1. Moeun Tola:

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

  2. Hun Sen:

    I and Prime Minister Hun Sen have shaken hands and agreed that we, Funcinpec and the CPP, should bring back political policies that the Cambodian people need.

  3. Mu Sochua:

    Hun Sen is running alone, but still scared of defeat, the question of illegitimacy is what he needs to deal with inside and outside the country.

  4. Hun Sen:

    If Hun Sen hadn't been willing to enter the tigers' den, how could we have caught the tigers ?

  5. Khom Siem:

    It's good to hear what he has to say, to know what's happening with wages, under Hun Sen, it's better. We have more benefits than before.

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