Origin of maun
1325–75; Middle English (north and Scots) man < Old Norse man, earlier mun must, shall, will
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Examples from the Web for maun
To Him we maun flee the moment oor eyes are opent to what we've been aboot!
Eh, but they maun be sair hungert afore they tak til the vera dirt!
Ony ither body, be she as guid as she may, maun be but a makshift!
But it maun be true, for that maun hae been what the angels cam cryin upo' me for.
And the queston's no whar's the man I micht help, but whaur's the man I maun help.
man mun (mʌn)
- a dialect word for must 1
C14: from Old Norse man must, will
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