Translation of Hun in Spanish:

Hun

huno, n.

Pronunciation /hʌn//hən/

noun

  • 1

    History
    huno masculine
    huna feminine
    Attila the Hun Atila
    • When Rome collapsed in the fifth century AD, Trieste was overrun by the Huns, and then fell under Byzantine rule.
    • In the fourth century, the Huns, a nomadic people from central Asia, began attacking the German tribes.
    • 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.
    • In the first two decades of the 5th century, the Huns arrived in central Europe and subjugated many Germanic peoples.
    • Attila assembled a huge army of several tens of thousands of Huns, Goths, Gepids, Heruls, and others, besieged and took Aquileia, and marched as far as Milan, which offered no resistance.
  • 2derogatory, dated

    (Germans collectively)
    the Hun los alemanes
    • As full-fledged fighting men, they would now join in the fight against the Hun.
    • They have put on uniforms and been drilled into rude shape to fight the Hun in World War I.
    • Kiwis have always marched where empire dictated, be it to fight the Boer, the Hun or the Cong.
    • 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.