kanon

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κᾰνών (kanṓn, straight rod, bar). Doublet of cannon, canon, and canyon.

Noun[edit]

kanon (plural kanons)

  1. (music) Synonym of monochord (used mainly in reference to ancient Greek music)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Armenian քանոն (kʿanon).

Noun[edit]

kanon (plural kanons)

  1. (music) Synonym of qanun (used mainly in reference to Armenian music)

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

Noun[edit]

kanon c (singular definite kanonen, plural indefinite kanoner)

  1. cannon (weapon)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

Noun[edit]

kanon c (singular definite kanonen, plural indefinite kanoner)

  1. canon (group of literary works)
Declension[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French canon, from Italian cannone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaːˈnɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun[edit]

kanon n (plural kanonnen or kanons, diminutive kanonnetje n)

  1. cannon (weapon)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kanon
  • Indonesian: kanon
  • Japanese: カノン
  • Sranan Tongo: kanu, kanun, kanon
  • West Frisian: kanon

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon

  1. accusative singular of kano

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkanɔn]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). Doublet of kanun and qanun.

Noun[edit]

kanon (first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. tax for inherited land lease.

Noun[edit]

kanon (first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. canon:
    1. (music) a piece of music in which the same melody is played by different voices, but beginning at different times; a round.
    2. (Christianity) religious law.
    3. (Christianity, literature) the works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch kanon, from Old French canon, from Italian cannone, from Latin canna, from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na). Doublet of kanal.

Noun[edit]

kanon (first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. cannon: a weapon.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon

  1. Alternative form of canoun (authoritative law)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon

  1. Alternative form of canon (cannon)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

Noun[edit]

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanoner, definite plural kanonene)

  1. (weaponry) cannon
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

Noun[edit]

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanoner, definite plural kanonene)

  1. (literature) canon (group of literary works)
  2. (bible) canon
  3. (music) canon
  4. (religion) canon (decree or law)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

Noun[edit]

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanonar, definite plural kanonane)

  1. (weaponry) cannon
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

Noun[edit]

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanonar, definite plural kanonane)

  1. (literature) canon (group of literary works)
  2. (bible) canon
  3. (music) canon
  4. (religion) canon (decree or law)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon m inan

  1. canon (generally accepted principle)
  2. (literature) canon (group of literary works accepted as representative)
  3. (religion) canon (religious law)
  4. (music) canon (piece of music)
  5. (biblical) biblical canon
  6. (Roman Catholicism) Canon of the Mass
  7. (printing) canon (48-point type)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

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adjectives
adverb
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verb

Further reading[edit]

  • kanon in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kanon in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon c

  1. cannon, gun; a weapon (inf. 1)
  2. (music) canon

Declension[edit]

Declension of kanon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kanon kanonen kanoner kanonerna
Genitive kanons kanonens kanoners kanonernas

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kanon (comparative mer kanon, superlative mest kanon)

  1. (colloquial) very good

Interjection[edit]

kanon

  1. super, great

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