1. 1〔うなる様子〕
    • 痛くてうんうんいう
    • groan [moan] with [in] pain
    • 熱が高くて子供がうんうんうなっていた
    • The child had a high temperature and was moaning.
  1. 2〔力む様子〕
    • うんうんと押してみたが,どうしても戸が開かなかった
    • I 「shoved on the door [gave the door a couple of good strong pushes], but it just wouldn't open.
  1. 3〔あいづち〕uh-huh; um-hum(▼擬音語)
    • うんうんとうなずいて聞いていたが,ほんとに彼は分かったのかなあ
    • He kept saying “ 「yeah, yeah [uh-huh]” all the time, but I wonder if he really understood.
  1. 〔肯定,満足のあいづち〕uh-huh; um-hum