Bonbon

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Reduplication of Bon, clipped from Bonito.

Proper noun[edit]

Bonbon

  1. a nickname for Bonito, Bonifacio, etc.
  2. a nickname for Yvonne, Shivonne, etc.

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from bunbon.

Proper noun[edit]

Bonbon

  1. A barangay of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Bonbon.


German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bonbon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃/, [bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃ː], [bɔŋˈbɔŋ], [bɔm-] (prescriptive standard; chiefly southern in practice)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔm.bɔŋ/ (realistic standard in northern and central Germany; almost never nasalised)
  • Hyphenation: Bon‧bon

Noun[edit]

Bonbon n or m (strong, genitive Bonbons, plural Bonbons)

  1. hard candy
    Synonyms: (northern) Bollchen, (western) Klümpchen
  2. (regional, including Austria) sweet, candy in general

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word is almost exclusively neuter in northern and central Germany. The masculine is quite common in the south.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bonbon” in Duden online
  • Bonbon” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Tagalog[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bonbon

  1. (historical) Taal Lake
  2. (historical) A province of the Philippines; modern Batangas