HyperDic: nun

English > 3 senses of the word nun:
NOUNperson nuna woman religious
communicationnun, conical buoy, nun buoya buoy resembling a cone
communicationnunthe 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
nun > pronunciation
Soundsnah'n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > nun: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA woman religious.
InstancesTeresa, Mother Teresa, Theresa, Mother Theresa, Agnes Gonxha BojaxhiuIndian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia)
NarrowerSister(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
BroaderreligiousA member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
Spanishhermana, madre, monja, religiosa
Catalanmonja, religiosa
English > nun: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA buoy resembling a cone.
Synonymsconical buoy, nun buoy
Broaderbuoybright-colored
Spanishboya cilíndrica, boya cónica, monja
English > nun: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Member ofHebrew alphabet, Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew scriptA Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

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