balcon

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See also: balcón

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French balcon.

Noun[edit]

balcon (plural balcons)

  1. Obsolete form of balcony.
    • 1665 June 1, Pepys, Samuel, Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys[1], volume 5, Dodd, Mead & Company, published 1885, pages 33–34:
      That done, we walked to Cornehill, and there at Mr. Cade’s stood in the balcon and saw all the funeral, which was with the blue-coat boys and old men, all the Aldermen, and Lord Mayor, &c., and the number of the company very great; the greatest I ever did see for a taverne.

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

balcon m (plural balcons)

  1. balcony

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin; possibly from Lombardic balko (beam) from Proto-Germanic *balkô (beam), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰelǵ- (beam, pile, prop). Compare Venetian balcon.

Noun[edit]

balcon m (plural balcons)

  1. window

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French balcon.

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Noun[edit]

balcon n (plural balcoane)

  1. (architecture) balcony
    El stă pe balcon.
    He is sitting on the balcony.
  2. (anatomy, slang) boob, tit
    Are niște balcoane imense!
    She has huge tits!

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Venetian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Lombardic balko, from Proto-Germanic *balkô (beam), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰelǵ- (beam, pile, prop). Compare Italian balcone.

Noun[edit]

balcon m (plural balconi) (Alternative plural: balcuni)

  1. window
  2. shutter

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