bon

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Abinomn[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus.

Adjective[edit]

bon (feminine bone, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones, comparative moillous, superlative moillous)

  1. good

Antonyms[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good; alternative form of bo

Usage notes[edit]

The form bon is used as the masculine singular form when the adjective precedes the noun, and bo is used in all other cases.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “bo” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Preposition[edit]

bon

  1. (Mezzaselva) Alternative form of von

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction[edit]

bon

  1. (Mezzaselva) Alternative form of von

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French bon (voucher, ticket), from the adjective bon (good), from Latin bonus (good). Compare also German Bon (receipt, voucher).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon c (singular definite bonen, plural indefinite boner)

  1. receipt
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈb̥oˀn]

Verb[edit]

bon

  1. imperative of bone

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈb̥ʌŋˀ]

Verb[edit]

bon

  1. imperative of bone

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bon
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun[edit]

bon m (plural bonnen or bons, diminutive bonnetje n)

  1. receipt
  2. (Netherlands) ticket, fine (e.g. for speeding)
    Synonym: bekeuring
  3. voucher
    Synonym: cheque

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Caribbean Javanese: bon
  • Indonesian: bon
  • Papiamentu: bòn
  • Sranan Tongo: bon

Franco-Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus (good).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine singular bonna, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes, comparative meillor, superlative lo meillor)

  1. good
    Comment el est bon de vos veir !
  2. right, correct
    Totes voutres réponses sont bonnes !
  3. (slang, slightly vulgar, of a woman) sexy
    Cela fenna est vrai bonna !

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bon, from Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good), from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon (feminine bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes, comparative meilleur, superlative le meilleur)

  1. good
    Near-synonym: bien
    Antonym: mauvais
  2. right, correct, appropriate
    Near-synonym: exact
    Antonyms: faux, incorrect
    le bon usagethe correct usage
    être dans la bonne directionto be going the right way, to be heading the right way
    Choisissez la bonne réponse.Choose the correct response.
  3. (slang, slightly derogatory, of a woman) sexy, hot, smoking hot
    Cette meuf est fin bonne !
    That chick is fine as hell!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Only three French adjectives have an irregular comparative:
    ¹ bon ⇒ <tiny>comparative</tiny> meilleur (better)
    ² mauvaispire (worse)
    ³ petitmoindre (smaller; lesser)

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon m (plural bons)

  1. voucher, ticket, coupon
    Synonyms: coupon, billet

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Bon

Interjection[edit]

bon

  1. well; OK

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus (good).

Noun[edit]

bon

  1. good

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine buine)

  1. good

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bom. Cognate with Kabuverdianu bon.

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bon (good).

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon (plural bonok)

  1. voucher

Usage notes[edit]

It is usually pronounced with a long o but its spelling is bon rather than bón.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bon bonok
accusative bont bonokat
dative bonnak bonoknak
instrumental bonnal bonokkal
causal-final bonért bonokért
translative bonná bonokká
terminative bonig bonokig
essive-formal bonként bonokként
essive-modal
inessive bonban bonokban
superessive bonon bonokon
adessive bonnál bonoknál
illative bonba bonokba
sublative bonra bonokra
allative bonhoz bonokhoz
elative bonból bonokból
delative bonról bonokról
ablative bontól bonoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
boné bonoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
bonéi bonokéi
Possessive forms of bon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bonom bonjaim
2nd person sing. bonod bonjaid
3rd person sing. bonja bonjai
1st person plural bonunk bonjaink
2nd person plural bonotok bonjaitok
3rd person plural bonjuk bonjaik

Further reading[edit]

  • bon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • bon in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔn/
  • Hyphenation: bon

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch bon (receipt), from French bon, from Middle French bon, from Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good), from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere). Cognate of Danish bon (receipt).

Noun[edit]

bon (first-person possessive bonku, second-person possessive bonmu, third-person possessive bonnya)

  1. receipt.
    Synonyms: faktur, invois, kuitansi, resi

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch bond (bond), from Middle Dutch bund, from Proto-Germanic *bandaz, *bandiz (band, fetter). Cognate of English bond.

Noun[edit]

bon (first-person possessive bonku, second-person possessive bonmu, third-person possessive bonnya)

  1. union, association, guild.
    Synonym: perserikatan

Further reading[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon (comparative melior, superlative le melior or le optime)

  1. good

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぼん

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bom.

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus.

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones)

  1. able
  2. good
  3. probable

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English bān, from Proto-West Germanic *bain, from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon (plural bon or bones)

  1. bone
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. Alternative form of boun

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (some manuscripts)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bon.

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine singular bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes) (comparative meilleur, superlative meilleur)

  1. good (virtuous, having positive qualities)

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bǫrn, plural of barn.

Noun[edit]

bon n pl (definite bona or boni)

  1. plural of bån
    • 1984, Hvitsand, Jon, Soga om Hørteverket, [Hørte]: Hørtesogelaget, page 64:
      På Ulefoss blei det set i gang ein slags skule for bona på verket.
      At Ulefoss, a school was opened for the children of the factory.
    • 1890, Telnes, Jørund, Netar [Nights], Kristiania, page 53:
      „Mat!“ ropar Boni og tuttrar og græt.
      "Food!" cry the children, whining and weeping.
    • 1853, Aasen, Ivar, Prøver af Landsmaalet i Norge, Christiania: Carl C. Werner & Comp., page 55:
      Bon'i deires va ſtore, aa dei eldſte va vakſne jamvæl
      Their children were big, the eldest even were grownups.
    • c. 1770, Storm, Edvard, “Åt Monken”, in Den fyrste morgonblånen, Oslo: Novus, published 1990, page 241:
      Vælkomne te Vaagaa mæ Kiæring aa Bon
      Welcome to Vågå with wife and children
    • 1704, “Hap up qvar Ejn Bærge tind”, in Den fyrste morgonblånen, Oslo: Novus, published 1990, page 66:
      utu Likna ingen hejl [e]l End fær mæ Bonom
      From likeness none rather than one gets with [his] children

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bon

  1. imperative of bone

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *bōn, from Proto-Germanic *bōnō or *bōnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to shine).

Noun[edit]

bōn f (nominative plural bōna)

  1. ornament
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of bōgan.

Verb[edit]

bōn

  1. Alternative form of bōgan

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bon m (oblique and nominative feminine singular bone, comparative meillor, superlative meillor)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus.

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonas)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

Descendants[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bom and Kabuverdianu bon.

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bon, from Middle French bon, from Old French bon, from Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon m inan

  1. coupon, voucher (piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount, or that can be exchanged for goods and services)
    Synonyms: kupon, kwit, talon, voucher

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bon, ultimately from Latin bonus. Doublet of bun, bonă, and bonus.

Noun[edit]

bon n (plural bonuri)

  1. voucher, ticket, coupon

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bọ̑n m inan

  1. voucher

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. bón
gen. sing. bóna
singular dual plural
nominative bón bóna bóni
accusative bón bóna bóne
genitive bóna bónov bónov
dative bónu bónoma bónom
locative bónu bónih bónih
instrumental bónom bónoma bóni

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch boom.

Noun[edit]

bon

  1. tree

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon

  1. definite singular of bo.
  2. indefinite plural of bo.

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bone.

Noun[edit]

bon

  1. bone

Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus. Compare Italian buono.

Adjective[edit]

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural boni, feminine plural bone) (Alternative masculine plural: buni)

  1. good

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bon (𨁼)

  1. to roll (on wheels)
    • 2001, Chu Lai, chapter 7, in Cuộc đời dài lắm, NXB Văn học:
      Nói xong hắn lại ra xe, chiếc xe máy vào loại sang và đẹp nhất thị trấn không đưa hắn trở về nhà mà bon thẳng xuống khu lán của Hà Thương.
      After he finished speaking, he went out to his vehicle, and the motorbike, one of the fanciest and most beautiful in town, did not take him home but instead drove straight down to Hà Thương's hovel.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon (nominative plural bons)

  1. bean

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good).

Adjective[edit]

bon

  1. good

Antonyms[edit]