bandana

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English[edit]

girl wearing a Portugal bandana

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बन्धन (bandhan, he ties), from Sanskrit बध्नाति (badhnāti, he binds), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind, bond). Related to Hindi बांधना (bāndhnā, to tie). Doublet of bind.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /bænˈdæn.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænə
  • Hyphenation: ban‧dan‧a

Noun[edit]

bandana (plural bandanas)

  1. A large kerchief, usually colourful and used either as headgear or as a handkerchief, neckerchief, bikini, or sweatband.
  2. A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed a uniform red or dark colour, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the cloth is under pressure[1].

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bandana
  • Italian: bandana
  • Japanese: バンダナ (bandana)
  • Portuguese: bandana
  • Russian: бандана (bandana)

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1839, Andrew Ure, A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bandana, borrowed from Hindi बन्धन (bandhan, he ties), from Sanskrit बध्नाति (badhnāti, he binds), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind, bond).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /banda.na/
  • Hyphenation: banda‧na

Noun[edit]

bandana (plural bandanas)

  1. bandana

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From English bandana, from Hindi बन्धन (bandhan, he ties), from Sanskrit बध्नाति (badhnāti, he binds), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind, bond).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [banˈda.na]
  • Hyphenation: ban‧da‧na

Noun[edit]

bandana (first-person possessive bandanaku, second-person possessive bandanamu, third-person possessive bandananya)

  1. bandana.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Noun[edit]

bandana f (plural bandane)

  1. bandana

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi बन्धन (bandhan, he ties), from Sanskrit बध्नाति (badhnāti, he binds), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind, bond).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bandana f (diminutive bandanka)

  1. kerchief, bandana

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bandana in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bandana in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bandana f (plural bandanas)

  1. bandana (piece of cloth worn as headgear)