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maun

[ mahn, mawn ]
/ mɑn, mɔn /
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auxiliary verb Scot.
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Also man [mahn, man; (unstressed) muhn] /mɑn, mæn; (unstressed) mən/ .

Origin of maun

1325–75; Middle English (north and Scots ) man <Old Norse man, earlier mun “must, shall, will”
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maun

man mun (mʌn)

/ (mɑːn, mɔːn) /

verb
a dialect word for must 1

Word Origin for maun

C14: from Old Norse man must, will
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