Origin: ME nunne < OE < LL(Ec) nonna, nun, orig., child's nurse: like Gr nanna, aunt, Sans nanā, mother, ult. < baby talk
Origin: Heb nūn, lit., fish
See nun in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English nunne
Origin: and from Old French nonne
Origin: , both from Late Latin nonna
Origin: , feminine of nonnus, tutor, monk.
Origin: Mishnaic Hebrew nûn
Origin: , of Phoenician origin; see nwn in Semitic roots.
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