bàn

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Mandarin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ban (nonstandard)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Romanization[edit]

bàn (ban4, Zhuyin ㄅㄢˋ)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bán, from Proto-Celtic *bānos (white), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (shine); Greek φᾱνός (phānós, bright); Sanskrit भानु (bhānú, light); further away is English bale (bale-fire).

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “bàn”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “bán”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . The “game” sense is borrowed from Chinese directly; compare ván, a colloquial loan from the same Chinese source.

Noun[edit]

(classifier chiếc, cái) bàn

  1. table; desk; board
Descendants[edit]
  • Tai Dam: ꪝꪱꪙ

Classifier[edit]

bàn

  1. Used for games.

Etymology 2[edit]

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “consider as in 拌嘴 (to bicker) or as in 搬口 (to tell stories) or as in 盤問 and 盤查 (to interrogate).”

Verb[edit]

bàn (𡂑)

  1. to discuss; to talk over
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Wiyot[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /βàn/
  • Hyphenation: bàn

Noun[edit]

bàn

  1. name

References[edit]

  • Karl V. Teeter (1964) The Wiyot Language, University of California press, page 81