How To Spell nun?

Correct spelling: nun

What is the definition of nun?

  1. a woman religious

What does the abbreviation nun mean?

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This graph shows how "nun" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for nun?

  1. " She isn't a nun yet," said Pat Phelan. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  2. You see, from the day she was made a nun she lost her former name altogether; and certainly the bishop would send for her under her convent name." – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  3. She is going to die, or she turns nun or marries a gentleman. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. You are such a little nun that you can't bear to be loved? – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  5. The nun was saying that she not only had no money, but that a Yukon purser must surely know the Sisters were forbidden to carry it. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  6. Once it is the sight of a little, young, childlike nun guarding an old, tottering, white- bearded man who is dumb as well as deaf, and who can only walk with short, little, halting steps. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  7. And I will be a nun and pray for him, that he may be a great king, and conquer all the world. – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  8. It was characteristic of Angela that the possibility of becoming a nun as a refuge from present and future trouble did not present itself to her seriously, now that trouble was really imminent. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  9. Giovanni was looking towards the door when the nun opened it, and the strong morning light fell full on her face as she came forward. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  10. Once it was a nun in her black robes, who lay there, her magnificent still face wearing its usual deep, wise smile, her tired hands locked about her crucifix. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris

What are the rhymes for nun?

  1. yun, bunn, in, dun, gunn, shun, run, bun, grun, stun, donne, fun, kun, one, dunn, done, son, dunne, tonne, jun, lunn, brunn, none, lun, pun, hon, sun, ton, chun, gun, won, un, brun, runt, mun, spun, hun, hyun;
  2. rerun, c1, begun, m1, redone, homerun, outrun, outdone, undone;
  3. overdone;

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nun, Nonne, Schwester, Ordensschwester, Ordensfrau, Klosterfrau, Klosterschwester, Blaumeise.

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zakonnica, mniszka.

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nữ tu sĩ.