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Hun

Pronunciation: /hʌn/

Translation of Hun in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [History/Historia] huno, (masculine, feminine) Attila the Hun Atila
    Example sentences
    • In the fourth century, the Huns, a nomadic people from central Asia, began attacking the German tribes.
    • In the first two decades of the 5th century, the Huns arrived in central Europe and subjugated many Germanic peoples.
    • But no one really knows what kind of language Hunnic was, which is odd considering what a big splash Attila and the Huns made across Asia and Europe in the 5th century AD.
    1.2 (Germans collectively) [pejorative/peyorativo] [dated/anticuado] the Hun los alemanes
    Example sentences
    • I remember when I was fighting the Hun in North Africa, and me and the boys used to sit around and compare notes from home.
    • Patton was quick to volunteer for an unofficial expeditionary force to fight the Hun's skeletal legions.
    • They have put on uniforms and been drilled into rude shape to fight the Hun in World War I.

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