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

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeh₂-
EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions.

Noun[edit]

bøn f (genitive singular bønar, plural bønir)

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

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Declension[edit]

Declension of bøn
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 Danish bønne, 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

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Declension[edit]

Declension of bøn
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

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bœn, from Proto-Germanic *bōniz.

Noun[edit]

bø̄n f

  1. prayer, boon

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