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American English: /nən/
British English: /nʌn/

Translation of nun in Spanish:


  • religiosa (feminine) [formal]
    hermana (feminine) de caridad
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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