kalon

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek καλόν (kalón); related to κάλλος (kállos, beauty).

Noun[edit]

kalon (uncountable)

  1. Ideal perfect beauty in the physical and moral sense, especially as perceived by Greek philosophers.

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kalon, from Proto-Celtic *kalonā (heart). Cognates include Welsh calon and Cornish colon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalon f (plural kalonoù or kaloneu)

  1. heart
  2. courage
  3. appetite

Mutation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ian Press (1986) A grammar of modern Breton, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 350

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalon

  1. accusative singular of kalo

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalon

  1. water buffalo butchered to celebrate a marriage