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maun

[mahn, mawn] /mɑn, mɔn/
auxiliary verb, Scot.
1.
must.
Also, man.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English (north and Scots) man < Old Norse man, earlier mun must, shall, will
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  • Thir things maun een happen, but the end will be ey tae come.
British Dictionary definitions for maun

maun

/mɑːn; mɔːn/
verb
1.
a dialect word for must1
Word Origin
C14: from Old Norse man must, will
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