alon

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qalun. Compare Tagalog alon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔalon/, [ˈʔa.l̪on̪]
  • Hyphenation: a‧lon

Noun[edit]

álon (Basahan spelling ᜀᜎᜓᜈ᜔)

  1. (Naga) wave; undulation
    Synonyms: hukol, balod

Derived terms[edit]

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alon

  1. accusative singular of alo

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦲꦭꦺꦴꦤ꧀ (alon, slow; soft), from Old Javanese alon (slow, gentle, soft).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈalɔn]
  • Hyphenation: alon

Adjective[edit]

alon

  1. (dialect, Java) slow
    Synonyms: pelan, perlahan

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

alon

  1. Romanization of ꦲꦭꦺꦴꦤ꧀

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Affixed lon (slowness) +‎ a-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.lon/
  • Rhymes: -lon
  • Hyphenation: a‧lon

Adjective[edit]

alon

  1. slow
  2. soft
  3. modest

Descendants[edit]

  • Javanese: ꦲꦭꦺꦴꦤ꧀ (alon)
    • Indonesian: alon

Further reading[edit]

  • "alon" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qalun. Compare Bikol Central alon, Ilocano allon, Javanese ꦲꦭꦸꦤ꧀ (alun), Malagasy aluna, and Malay alun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧lon
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔalon/, [ˈʔa.lon]

Noun[edit]

alon (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜓᜈ᜔)

  1. wave (on the surface of a liquid)
  2. curl; wave (on a person's hair)
    Synonym: kulot

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • alon”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Blust, Robert; Trussel, Stephen (2010–), “*qalun”, in The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

alon m or f

  1. music, harmony
    Synonyms: cerddoriaeth, harmoni

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
alon unchanged unchanged halon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alon

  1. Soft mutation of galon (enemies).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
galon alon ngalon unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “alon”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies