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1. nun

noun. ['ˈnʌn'] a woman religious.

Synonyms

  • Sister

Etymology

  • nonna (Latin)

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Rhymes with Nun

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • homerun
  • undone
  • rerun
  • redone
  • outrun
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
  • brun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • tonne
  • ton

How do you pronounce nun?

Pronounce nun as nən.

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Sentences with nun


1. Noun, singular or mass
Find the nun to whom you wish to write a letter.

2. Adjective
You can become a nun typically at age 21 or older.

Quotes about nun


1. For me, 'Lamb' started out as a further exploration of the phenomenon of faith and the responsibility of a messiah that I touched on in 'Coyote Blue' and 'Island of the Sequined Love Nun,' but it ended up being an exploration of the true meaning of sacrifice, loyalty, and friendship.
- Christopher Moore

2. A halo surrounded the grim reaper nun, Sister Maria. (By the way-I like this human idea of the grim reaper. I like the scythe. It amuses me.)
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. nun

noun. ['ˈnʌn'] a buoy resembling a cone.

Synonyms

  • conical buoy
  • buoy

Antonyms

  • profane
  • unscrupulous

Etymology

  • nonna (Latin)

3. nun

noun. ['ˈnʌn'] the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Hebrew alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet
  • Hebrew script
  • Hebraic alphabet

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • eremite
  • cenobite
  • impious

Etymology

  • nonna (Latin)
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