bàn

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Mandarin[edit]

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bàn (Zhuyin ㄅㄢˋ)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bán, from Proto-Celtic *bānos (white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhā (shine); Greek φᾱνός (phānós, bright); Sanskrit भानु (bhānú, light); further away is English bale (bale-fire).

Adjective[edit]

bàn (genitive singular masculine bàin, genitive singular feminine bàine, nominative plural bàna, comparative bàine)

  1. white, pale, fair
    taigh bàna white house
  2. fair, blond (hair)
    Tha falt bàn air Seumas.James has blond hair.

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative bàn bhàn bàna
Vocative bhàin bhàn bàna
Genitive bhàin bhàin/bàine bàna
Dative bhàn bhàin bàna

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Colors in Scottish Gaelic · dathan (layout · text)
     bàn      glas      dubh      donn
             pinc              dearg, ruadh              orainds              buidhe, donn
             uaine              uaine              gorm, gorm              liath, glas
             liath              gorm              purpaidh, guirmean              pinc, purpaidh

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • bán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *baan (pedestal dish); cognate with Muong pàn (table), Khmer ពាន (péan, pedestal dish) and Mon ဗာန် (pàn, pedestal dish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier chiếc, cái) bàn

  1. table; desk

Verb[edit]

bàn

  1. to discuss; to talk over