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See also: banya, banyà, and bǎnyā



From Old Hungarian [Term?]; the meaning "mine" attested since 1240, "healing spring" since 1577, "bath" since 1585. Ultimately from a Slavic language; compare Common Slavic *banja.


  • IPA(key): [ˈbaːɲɒ]
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  • Hyphenation: bá‧nya


bánya (plural bányák)

  1. mine (place from which ore is extracted)
  2. (dialectal) healing spring or bath


Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bánya bányák
accusative bányát bányákat
dative bányának bányáknak
instrumental bányával bányákkal
causal-final bányáért bányákért
translative bányává bányákká
terminative bányáig bányákig
essive-formal bányaként bányákként
inessive bányában bányákban
superessive bányán bányákon
adessive bányánál bányáknál
illative bányába bányákba
sublative bányára bányákra
allative bányához bányákhoz
elative bányából bányákból
delative bányáról bányákról
ablative bányától bányáktól
Possessive forms of bánya
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bányám bányáim
2nd person sing. bányád bányáid
3rd person sing. bányája bányái
1st person plural bányánk bányáink
2nd person plural bányátok bányáitok
3rd person plural bányájuk bányáik

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