bøn

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeh₂-
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bøn c (singular definite bønnen, plural indefinite bønner)

  1. request, plea
  2. prayer to God (Gud)

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeh₂-
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Noun[edit]

bøn f (genitive singular bønar, plural bønir)

  1. request, plea
  2. prayer to God (Gud)

Related terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bøn bønin bønir bønirnar
Accusative bøn bønina bønir bønirnar
Dative bøn bønini bønum bønunum
Genitive bønar bønarinnar bøna bønanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse baun, from Proto-Germanic *baunō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ-, *bʰabʰ-eh₂- ‎(bean).

Noun[edit]

bøn f (genitive singular bønar, plural bønir)

  1. bean

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bøn bønin bønir bønirnar
Accusative bøn bønina bønir bønirnar
Dative bøn bønini bønum bønunum
Genitive bønar bønarinnar bøna bønanna