بن

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See also: ثن‎, تن‎, پ.ن‎, ین, and ين

Arabic[edit]

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بن
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Etymology 1[edit]

Base form of اِبْن(ibn). From Proto-Semitic *bin-. Compare Hebrew בֵּן‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِن (binm

  1. Alternative spelling of اِبْن(ibn)
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Usage notes[edit]

Used after another noun (which necessarily ends in a vowel if case endings are preserved).

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Amharic ቡና (buna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بُنّ (bunnm (plural أَبْنَان(ʾabnān)) (usually uncountable)

  1. coffee beans, coffee
  2. coffee tree
  3. (obsolete) a fine strong fragrance
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Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: બૂંદ (bū̃d)
  • Swahili: buni

Etymology 3[edit]

Back-formation from بُنِّيّ(bunniyy, Labeobarbus bynni), a well-eaten fish of the highest frequency in the Nile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بُنّ (bunnm

  1. (obsolete) brine, pickling-solution, a fish-dish from the salt water in which for example Labeobarbus bynni has been preserved.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْ (bin) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of بَانَ(bāna)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنَّ (binna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of بَانَ(bāna)
  2. third-person feminine plural past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Kalami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بن (banm

  1. closed

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

Pronoun[edit]

بن (ben)

  1. I

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Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *hapáθniH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sapátniH (co-wife). Compare Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬞𐬀𐬚𐬥𐬍(hapaθnī) and Sanskrit सपत्नी (sapatnī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بن (bënf

  1. co-wife

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Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
بن
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰno- (bottom), from *bʰudʰmḗn.

Noun[edit]

بن (bon)

  1. bottom
  2. foundation
  3. root
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Etymology 2[edit]

From late Middle Persian bwn' (/bun/), from earlier wn' (/wan/, tree; stock, stem) (> ون(van)).

Noun[edit]

بن (bon)

  1. bush
  2. tree

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic بِن(bin, son).

Noun[edit]

بن (ben)

  1. bin (in Arabic names)

Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

بن (Ben)

  1. Ben (city)

Etymology 5[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

بن (Bon)

  1. Bonn (a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)