[ fy-nuhn ]

  1. German name of Fyn.

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How to use Fünen in a sentence

  • The troll of Kund accordingly quitted the country, and went over to Funen, where he lived for some time in peace and quiet.

  • He himself went northward to the sea, and took up his abode in an island which is called Odinse (see note below), in Funen.

  • "He is not invited here this evening," remarked the neighbor, the young Baron Wilhelm of Funen, the only nobleman in the company.

    O. T. | Hans Christian Andersen
  • They found themselves upon a hill, the whole landscape spread itself out before them—they saw the Belt, with Sproge and Funen.

    O. T. | Hans Christian Andersen
  • They passed Vissenberg: the high, wooded hills there have received the name of the Funen Alps.

    O. T. | Hans Christian Andersen

British Dictionary definitions for Funen


/ (ˈfuːnən) /

  1. the second largest island of Denmark, between the Jutland peninsula and the island of Zealand. Pop: 441 795 (2003 est). Area: 3481 sq km (1344 sq miles): Danish name: Fyn German name: Fünen

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