honda

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English[edit]

A lasso with a white honda (sense 2)

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Spanish honda, fonda (sling), from Latin funda (hand-sling); or from Spanish hondón (eye of a needle), from hondo (bottom; deep, profound) (from Latin fundus (bottom, lowest part), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-(m)n-o, from *bʰudʰmḗn (bottom)) + -ón (suffix indicating a similar (usually larger) object).

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Noun[edit]

honda (plural hondas)

  1. (Southwestern US) A closed loop or eyelet at one end of a lariat or lasso, through which the other end of the rope is passed to form a much larger loop.
  2. (Southwestern US) A grommet or other device intended to strengthen or otherwise improve a simple rope honda.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genericization of the trademark Honda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hon‧da
  • IPA(key): /ˈhonda/, [ˈhun̪d̪ʌ]

Noun[edit]

honda

  1. (genericized trademark, regional, chiefly Southern Leyte) motorcycle
    Synonyms: motor, motorsiklo

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A genericized trademark of the Japanese trademark Honda, from Japanese ホンダ or 本田(ほんだ) (honda).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hon‧da

Noun[edit]

honda (first-person possessive hondaku, second-person possessive hondamu, third-person possessive hondanya)

  1. (dialect, informal) a motorcycle
    Synonyms: motor, sepeda motor

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish fonda, from Latin funda.

Noun[edit]

honda f (plural hondas)

  1. sling, slingshot
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

honda

  1. feminine singular of hondo

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