bonde

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See also: Bonde and bondé

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish bondæ, from Old Norse bóndi, originally a present participle of bo (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde c (singular definite bonden, plural indefinite bønder)

  1. farmer
  2. peasant
  3. countryman
  4. (chess) pawn
  5. (card games) jack, knave

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

bonde

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of binden

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish bonde.

Noun[edit]

bonde

  1. (slang) countryside

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bonde (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative bonde bondet
genitive bonden bondejen
partitive bondea bondeja
illative bondeen bondeihin
singular plural
nominative bonde bondet
accusative nom. bonde bondet
gen. bonden
genitive bonden bondejen
bondeinrare
partitive bondea bondeja
inessive bondessa bondeissa
elative bondesta bondeista
illative bondeen bondeihin
adessive bondella bondeilla
ablative bondelta bondeilta
allative bondelle bondeille
essive bondena bondeina
translative bondeksi bondeiksi
instructive bondein
abessive bondetta bondeitta
comitative bondeineen
Possessive forms of bonde (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person bondeni bondemme
2nd person bondesi bondenne
3rd person bondensa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Gaulish *bunda, feminine form of *bundos (bottom), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-, *bʰudʰmḗn.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde f (plural bondes)

  1. a plug, a bung

References[edit]

  1. ^ bonde” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English bōnda, from Old Norse bóndi, from Proto-Germanic *būwandz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔnd(ə)/, /ˈbɔːnd(ə)/

Noun[edit]

bonde (plural bondes or bonden)

  1. tenant farmer, bond
  2. husband, head of household
  3. servant, retainer
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: bond
  • Scots: bund, bond
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Adjective[edit]

bonde

  1. The status of being a tenant.
  2. The status of being subservient; subservience
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English bend.

Noun[edit]

bonde

  1. Alternative form of band

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse búandi, bóndi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde m (definite singular bonden, indefinite plural bønder, definite plural bøndene)

  1. farmer
    Synonyms: gårdbruker, gardbruker
  2. (chess) pawn

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse búandi, bóndi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde m (definite singular bonden, indefinite plural bønder, definite plural bøndene)

  1. farmer
    Talet på bønder har gått ned.The number of farmers has gone down.
    Synonym: gardbrukar
  2. (chess) pawn

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bond. The tramway sense is said to have originated from coupons sold as transport tickets which looked liked bonds issued at the time[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde m (plural bondes)

  1. (economics) bond
  2. (Brazil) tramway, streetcar, cable car
  3. (Brazil, slang) group of friends; gang

References[edit]

  1. ^ “TRAMWAY - ETIMOLOGIA”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed March 23, 2015

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonde (ma class, plural mabonde)

  1. valley (elongated depression between hills or mountains)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bóndi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bonde c

  1. farmer
  2. (chess) pawn

Declension[edit]

Declension of bonde 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bonde bonden bönder bönderna
Genitive bondes bondens bönders böndernas

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Swedish · schackpjäser (schack + pjäser) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
kung dam, drottning torn löpare springare, häst bonde

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