bonze

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Etymology[edit]

From French bonze, from Portuguese bonzo, from Japanese 凡僧(bonzō ぼんぞう), from Middle Chinese (bjom "ordinary") + (song "Buddhist monk").

Noun[edit]

bonze ‎(plural bonzes)

  1. A Buddhist monk or priest in East Asia.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from German Bonze, ultimately from Japanese 凡僧.

Noun[edit]

bonze m ‎(plural bonzen, diminutive bonzetje n)

  1. bonze (Buddhist priest)
  2. boss, bigwig
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bonze

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bonzen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Japanese.

Noun[edit]

bonze m ‎(plural bonzes)

  1. bonze, Buddhist priest

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