beignet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French beignet, ultimately of Frankish origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French beignet

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

beignet c (plural beignets, diminutive beignetje n)

  1. a beignet

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French beignet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbenjeː/, [ˈbe̞nje̞ː]

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
Possessive forms of beignet (type parfait)
possessor singular plural
1st person beignet’ni beignet’mme
2nd person beignet’si beignet’nne
3rd person beignet’nsä

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bignet, from Old French bignet (fried dough enveloping a food substance), a diminutive of bigne, bugne, buyne (lump, swelling), from 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), Gaulish *bunia, Scottish Gaelic bonnach (cake, biscuit). Also related to bun, bunk, bunch, bunion.

Equivalent to beigne +‎ -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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beignet m (plural beignets)

  1. beignet (fritter filled with fruit etc)

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: beignet
  • English: beignet
  • Italian: bignè

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