kanon

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See also: Kanon, kánon, kanön, kaňon, kan'on, and kan-on

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κᾰνών ‎(kanṓn, straight rod, bar)

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]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon n ‎(plural kanonnen, diminutive kanonnetje n)

  1. cannon (weapon)

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanon

  1. accusative singular of kano

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing 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]

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Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (weaponry) cannon

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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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]

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

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kanon

  1. (colloquial) very good

Interjection[edit]

kanon

  1. super, great