benn

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Benn, ben, and Ben

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lexicalization of bel (a variant of bél) +‎ -n (case suffix). The -ln combination later assimilated to -nn.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: benn

Adverb[edit]

benn (comparative beljebb, superlative legbeljebb)

  1. inside
    Synonym: bent
    Antonyms: kinn, kint

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • benn in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • benn in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031

Middle Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

benn

  1. Soft mutation of penn.

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *banjō. Cognate with Old Saxon beniwunda, Old Norse ben (Norwegian ben).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

benn f

  1. a wound; mortal injury
    Ne ðær ænig com blod of benne: no blood came from the wound.

Related terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bennos (peak, top).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

benn n (genitive beinne or beinde, nominative plural benna or benda)

  1. peak
  2. pinnacle
  3. mountain
  4. point
  5. prong
  6. horn
    Synonyms: adarc, congna

Inflection[edit]

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative bennN bennN beinneL
Vocative bennN bennN beinneL
Accusative bennN bennN beinneL
Genitive beinneL beinne beinneN
Dative beinnL beinnib beinnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

  • bennán (horned animal, cow; calf; horned or peaked object)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
benn benn
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbenn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Wolof[edit]

Wolof cardinal numbers
 <  0 1 2  > 
    Cardinal : benn
    Ordinal : njëkk

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

benn

  1. one