banaan

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese banana, probably from a West African language. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːˈnaːn/
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  • Hyphenation: ba‧naan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

banaan m or f (plural bananen, diminutive banaantje n)

  1. banana
    Synonym: bacove
  2. (Surinam) plantain
    Synonym: bakbanaan
  3. (offensive, ethnic slur) black person, person of African heritage

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Estonian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

banaan (genitive banaani, partitive banaani)

  1. banana

Inflection[edit]

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch banaan, from Portuguese banana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈnaːn/, /bəˈnaːn/

Noun[edit]

banaan c (plural bananen, diminutive banaantsje)

  1. banana

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • banaan”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011