dahon

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Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun, compare Indonesian daun.

Noun[edit]

dahon

  1. leaf

Bikol Central[edit]

Sarong dahon (A leaf)
Mga dahon (leaves) (plural form)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdahon/, [ˈd̪a.hon̪]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdaʔon/, [ˈd̪a.ʔon̪] (h-dropping)
  • Hyphenation: da‧hon

Noun[edit]

dáhon (Basahan spelling ᜇᜑᜓᜈ᜔)

  1. leaf (part of a plant)
  2. page (of a book, newspaper, etc.)
    Synonym: pahina

Derived terms[edit]

Butuanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Noun[edit]

dahon

  1. leaf (part of a plant)

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧hon
  • IPA(key): /ˈdahon/, [ˈd̪a.hɔn̪]

Noun[edit]

dahon

  1. leaf

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Noun[edit]

dahon

  1. leaf

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Noun[edit]

dáhon

  1. frond, leaf (part of a plant)

Ratagnon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *dahun, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Noun[edit]

dahon

  1. leaf (of a plant)

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *dahun (leaf), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun (leaf; blade of paddle or oar; ‘table’ for eating). Compare Malay daun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧hon
  • IPA(key): /ˈdahon/, [ˈda.hon]

Noun[edit]

dahon (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜑᜓᜈ᜔)

  1. (botany) leaf (part of a plant)
    Synonym: oha
  2. sheet of paper; leaf (of a book)
    Synonyms: pahina, pohas
  3. movable frame or panelling (of a door or window)
  4. (nautical, obsolete) oar blade
  5. (obsolete) offerings to the anitos put on certain leaves

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dahon”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Santos, Fr. Domingo de los (1835) Tomas Oliva, editor, Vocabulario de la lengua tagala: primera, y segunda parte.[1] (in Spanish), La imprenta nueva de D. Jose Maria Dayot
  • San Buena Ventura, Fr. Pedro de (1613) Juan de Silva, editor, Vocabulario de lengua tagala: El romance castellano puesto primero[2], La Noble Villa de Pila
    • page 354: “Hoja) Dahon (pp) qual quiera”
    • page 451: “Ofrenda) Dahon (pp) es que tenian ciertas hojas en que punian loque ofrecian a los anitos las quales eſta an dedicadas para ſolo eſte efecto, eſto baſta que ſera nunca acabar.”
    • page 460: “Pala) Dahon (pp) de remo chico grande, ola del horno”
  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2017) Ancient Beliefs and Customs of the Tagalogs, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 253