beignet

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French beignet, from Middle French bignet, from Old French bignet ‎(fried dough enveloping a food substance), a diminutive of Old French bigne, bugne, buyne ‎(lump, swelling), from Old Frankish *bungjo ‎(lump, bump, swelling), from Proto-Germanic *bungô, *bunkô ‎(lump, heap, crowd), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰenǵʰ- ‎(thick, dense, fat). Cognate with Old High German bungo ("swelling, tuber"; > German Bunge), Dutch bonk ‎(lump, clump), Gothic 𐌱𐌿𐌲𐌲𐌾𐌰 ‎(buggja, tuber, swelling). Related to bun, bunk, bunch, bunion. Also connected to Gaulish *bunia and Scottish Gaelic bonnach ‎(cake, biscuit).

Noun[edit]

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beignet ‎(plural beignets)

  1. (Britain) A fritter (with a fruit or vegetable filling).
  2. (US) A Louisiana-style fried doughnut or fritter covered in powdered sugar.
    We sat in a New Orleans cafe eating beignets and sipping cappuccinos.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French beignet

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Noun[edit]

beignet

  1. beignet

Declension[edit]

Inflection of beignet (Kotus type 22/parfait, no gradation)
nominative beignet beignet't
genitive beignet'n beignet'iden
beignet'itten
partitive beignet'tä beignet'itä
illative beignet'hen beignet'ihin
singular plural
nominative beignet beignet't
accusative nom. beignet beignet't
gen. beignet'n
genitive beignet'n beignet'iden
beignet'itten
partitive beignet'tä beignet'itä
inessive beignet'ssä beignet'issä
elative beignet'stä beignet'istä
illative beignet'hen beignet'ihin
adessive beignet'llä beignet'illä
ablative beignet'ltä beignet'iltä
allative beignet'lle beignet'ille
essive beignet'nä beignet'inä
translative beignet'ksi beignet'iksi
instructive beignet'in
abessive beignet'ttä beignet'ittä
comitative beignet'ineen

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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beignet m ‎(plural beignets)

  1. beignet (fritter filled with fruit etc)