von

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably ultimately from a derivative of Latin avus, or a related term, possibly a diminutive. Compare Italian avo, avolo. Cf. also archaic Romanian bun (grandfather) (modern bunic), Calabrian and Piedmontese bona ("grandmother").

Noun[edit]

von m (plural vons)

  1. grandfather

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German von (from), from Old High German fon, fona (from), from Proto-Germanic *afanē, *fanē, *funē (from), compound of *afa ( from Proto-Indo-European *apo, *ap- (from, off)) + *ana ( from Proto-Indo-European *ano (on)). Cognate with Old Saxon fana, fan (from), Old Frisian fon (from), Old English of (from). More at of, on.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

von (+ dative)

  1. from
  2. by
  3. of (belonging to) (often replacing genitive)
    Das Auto von ihm
    The car of him (his car)

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-s


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvon/
  • Hyphenation: von

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

von

  1. to pull
  2. to cover
  3. to draw
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With verb prefixes

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

von

  1. won (currency)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ván.

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Noun[edit]

von f (genitive singular vonar, nominative plural vonir)

  1. hope, expectation

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

von

  1. rafsi of vo.

Romani[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

von (personal)

  1. they

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Direct loan from German.

Preposition[edit]

von

  1. of; only used in surnames of nobility
    Carl von Linné
    Carl Linnaeus

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