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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KUNA, n. A fisherman's taboo-name for a wife, a married woman (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1914 Angus Gl.). [′kunə]

[Norw. dial. kona, O.N. kona, kuna, id.]

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"Kuna n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 27 Jun 2022 <>



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