banane

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See also: Banane and banané

Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banane

  1. banana

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Introduced from India by travelers; probably ultimately from a West African language such as Wolof banaana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.nan/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

banane f (plural bananes)

  1. banana (the fruit)
  2. (slang) chopper, copter, whirlybird (a two-rotor helicopter)
  3. bum bag (UK, Australia), fanny pack (US, Canada), moon bag (South Africa)
  4. pompadour, quiff
  5. (slang) idiot, fool

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Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banane f

  1. plural of banana

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

banane f (plural bananes)

  1. (Jersey) banana

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

banane m or f

  1. definite masculine plural of bane (Etymology 1)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

banane m

  1. definite plural of bane (Etymology 2)

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banane f pl

  1. plural of banană