bøn

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bœn, from Proto-Germanic *bōniz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ (speak)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bøn c (singular definite bønnen, plural indefinite bønner)

  1. request, plea
  2. prayer

Declension[edit]

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bœn, from Proto-Germanic *bōniz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ (speak)

Noun[edit]

bøn f (genitive singular bønar, plural bønir)

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

Related terms[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bón, bǿn, bœn.

Noun[edit]

bøn f (definite singular bøna, indefinite plural bøner, definite plural bønene)

  1. alternative form of bønn

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bø̄n f

  1. prayer, boon

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