Definición de nun en inglés:

nun

Saltos de línea: nun

sustantivo

1A member of a religious community of women, typically one living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A Jesuit uncle, then chaplain to the Seattle community of Carmelite nuns, made an emergency appeal for prayers.
  • During the 500's, Saint Benedict of Nursia established monasteries where monks and nuns lived in separate communities.
  • True, in Roman Catholicism there are whole communities of monks and nuns who intercede every day for those who do not have the desire or the capacity to pray for themselves.
Sinónimos
sister, novice, abbess, prioress, Mother Superior, Reverend Mother; bride of Christ, religious, conventual, contemplative; Roman Catholic Churchcanoness
literary vestal
historical anchoress
rare vowess
2Any of a number of birds whose plumage resembles a nun’s habit, especially an Asian mannikin.
2.1A pigeon of a breed with a crest on its neck.

Origen

Old English nonne, from ecclesiastical Latin nonna, feminine of nonnus 'monk', reinforced by Old French nonne.

Derivativos

nunhood

sustantivo

nunlike

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many of the men wore white skullcaps and long white robes, dishdashas, and the women were either scarved and covered or in the full abaya, a black nunlike garb.
  • A square window in a stark white door slides open, framing a nurse in a white room wearing a white nunlike getup.

nunnish

adjetivo

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Pronunciación: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude