banjo

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English[edit]

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A bluegrass banjo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo ‎(plural banjos or banjoes)

  1. (music) A stringed musical instrument (chordophone) with a round body, a membrane-like soundboard and a fretted neck, played by plucking or strumming the strings.
    I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee...
  2. (slang) An object shaped like a banjo, especially a frying pan or a shovel.
  3. (Britain, Dagenham) A cul-de-sac with a round end.
    • 1963, Peter Willmott, The Evolution of a Community (page 75)
      They all came back here — we cleared the room and put up tables for the reception — and then we went to another house on the banjo for a "knees-up".
    • 2013, M. C. Dutton, The Godfathers of London
      Billy Tower lived in the far left house in the banjo that was Dagenham's version of cul de sacs. The trouble was you could be seen from the house and, in the time it took to walk along the Banjo, drugs could be flushed away.
    • 2013, Martin Crookston, Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?
      The banjo format is not an unalloyed success these days: kids playing noisily on the quite narrow common green []

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2006. Music. Alice Parkinson. Pg. 22.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

banjo ‎(third-person singular simple present banjos, present participle banjoing, simple past and past participle banjoed)

  1. To play the banjo
  2. (slang, Britain) To beat; to knock down
    • 1989, Susan S. M. Edwards, Policing 'domestic' Violence: Women, the Law and the State, page 95
      Admitting the assault, the husband said that he had given her a 'banjoing' but that she had asked for it.
    • 1998, "Fergie's world just gets Madar."(Sport), Sunday Mailm Jan 4, 1998
      Madar was turfed out on a final misdemeanour of banjoing one of his teammates in training before a big game
    • 2007, "Return of Smeato, the extraordinary hero", Times Online, Jul 31, 2007
      "Me and other folk were just trying to get the boot in and some other guy banjoed [decked] him”.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo n

  1. banjo

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ban‧jo

Noun[edit]

banjo

  1. banjo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of banjo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative banjo banjot
genitive banjon banjojen
partitive banjoa banjoja
illative banjoon banjoihin
singular plural
nominative banjo banjot
accusative nom.? banjo banjot
gen. banjon
genitive banjon banjojen
partitive banjoa banjoja
inessive banjossa banjoissa
elative banjosta banjoista
illative banjoon banjoihin
adessive banjolla banjoilla
ablative banjolta banjoilta
allative banjolle banjoille
essive banjona banjoina
translative banjoksi banjoiksi
instructive banjoin
abessive banjotta banjoitta
comitative banjoineen

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃ʒo/, /bɑ̃dʒo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

banjo m ‎(plural banjos)

  1. banjo

References[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

banjō

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌾𐍉

Greenlandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo

  1. banjo

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m ‎(invariable)

  1. (music) banjo

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m (plural banjos)

  1. (music) banjo (a musical instrument)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m ‎(plural banjos or banjoes)

  1. banjo

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo c

  1. (music) banjo

Declension[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo (pl: banjo's)

  1. (music) banjo