بان

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See also: پانand ثان

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب ي ن (b-y-n).

Verb[edit]

بَانَ (bāna) I, non-past يَبِينُ‎ (yabīnu)

  1. to be or become evident, to come out
  2. to be clear
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “بين”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Verb[edit]

بَانَ (bāna) I, non-past يَبِينُ‎ (yabīnu)

  1. (intransitive, construed with مِن (min)) to part, to become separated (from)
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “بين”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of بَنَى (banā, to build, to erect, to construct), from the root ب ن ي (b-n-y).

Noun[edit]

بَانٍ (bāninm (construct state بَانِي (bānī), plural بُنَاة (bunāh))

  1. builder
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From ب و ن (b-w-n); related to بَنَان (banān, finger, banana) a reference to the fruit or branch shape.

Noun[edit]

بَان (bānm (collective, singulative بَانَة (bāna))

  1. ben tree, horseradish tree (the Moringa oleifera of Arabia and India, which produces oil of ben)
  2. Egyptian willow (Salix aegyptiaca L.)
Declension[edit]
References[edit]

"بون" in Edward William Lane (1863), Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 278, meaning originally meaning excellently proportioned, in reference to the twigs of the plant known for their elegance in Arabic poetry; from "بنى" meaning built, ultimately from "بَنَان‏" meaning finger.


Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian pʾn' (-bān, -keeper, -guard). Compare Old Armenian -պան (-pan).

Noun[edit]

بان (bân)

  1. prince
  2. lord
  3. governor
  4. chief

Suffix[edit]

Dari بان
Iranian Persian بان
Tajik -бон (-bon)

بان (-bân)

  1. keeper
  2. guardian
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

بان (bân)

  1. roof
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बाण (bāṇ, arrow), from Sanskrit बाण (bāṇa)

Noun[edit]

بان (bân)

  1. arrow

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

بان (bân)

  1. Alternative form of بانگ