I recently heard a woman describe herself as a 四十{よんじゅう}ウン歳{さい}. My guess is that it is the Japanese equivalent of "40-something", but I am not sure.


ウン in this context means 'something', so it would be forty-something.

ウン is used as a filler for unspecific mumbling on other occasions also - like here in "unnunkannun".

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