neon

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English[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluorine (F)
Next: sodium (Na)
A neon sign for a restaurant called Pappasito's Cantina in Houston, Texas, USA

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: nē'ŏn, IPA(key): /ˈni.ɒn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iɒn
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

Noun[edit]

neon (countable and uncountable, plural neons)

  1. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol Ne) with an atomic number of 10. The second of the noble gases, it is a colourless, odorless inert gas.
  2. (countable) A form or sample of the element.
  3. (countable, uncountable) Neon signs or lights, collectively.
    • 2009, Jason Syner, How to Install Automotive Mobile Electronic Systems, page 27:
      Neons and LED lighting can be controlled by remotes.
  4. (countable) A neon tetra fish.

Derived terms[edit]

terms derived from neon

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

Adjective[edit]

neon (not comparable)

  1. (of a color) That resembles a neon light; extremely bright; fluorescent

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluoor (F)
Next: natrium (Na)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

Noun[edit]

neon (uncountable)

  1. neon

Hypernyms[edit]

Basque[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: sodio (Na)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /neon/, [ne̞.õ̞n]

Noun[edit]

neon inan

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon inan

  1. neon sign

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "neon" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus

Czech[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: sodík (Na)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m inan

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon

  1. neon

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: natrium (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English neon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chemical element
Ne Previous: fluor
Next: natrium

neon n (genitive singular neons, uncountable)

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Declension of neon (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative neon neonið
accusative neon neonið
dative neoni neoninum
genitive neons neonsins

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Internationalism (see English neon), ultimately from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈneon/, [ˈne̞o̞n]
  • Rhymes: -eon
  • Syllabification(key): ne‧on

Noun[edit]

chemical element
Ne Previous: fluori
Next: natrium

neon

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Inflection of neon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative neon neonit
genitive neonin neonien
partitive neonia neoneja
illative neoniin neoneihin
singular plural
nominative neon neonit
accusative nom. neon neonit
gen. neonin
genitive neonin neonien
partitive neonia neoneja
inessive neonissa neoneissa
elative neonista neoneista
illative neoniin neoneihin
adessive neonilla neoneilla
ablative neonilta neoneilta
allative neonille neoneille
essive neonina neoneina
translative neoniksi neoneiksi
abessive neonitta neoneitta
instructive neonein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of neon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative neonini neonini
accusative nom. neonini neonini
gen. neonini
genitive neonini neonieni
partitive neoniani neonejani
inessive neonissani neoneissani
elative neonistani neoneistani
illative neoniini neoneihini
adessive neonillani neoneillani
ablative neoniltani neoneiltani
allative neonilleni neoneilleni
essive neoninani neoneinani
translative neonikseni neoneikseni
abessive neonittani neoneittani
instructive
comitative neoneineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative neonisi neonisi
accusative nom. neonisi neonisi
gen. neonisi
genitive neonisi neoniesi
partitive neoniasi neonejasi
inessive neonissasi neoneissasi
elative neonistasi neoneistasi
illative neoniisi neoneihisi
adessive neonillasi neoneillasi
ablative neoniltasi neoneiltasi
allative neonillesi neoneillesi
essive neoninasi neoneinasi
translative neoniksesi neoneiksesi
abessive neonittasi neoneittasi
instructive
comitative neoneinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative neonimme neonimme
accusative nom. neonimme neonimme
gen. neonimme
genitive neonimme neoniemme
partitive neoniamme neonejamme
inessive neonissamme neoneissamme
elative neonistamme neoneistamme
illative neoniimme neoneihimme
adessive neonillamme neoneillamme
ablative neoniltamme neoneiltamme
allative neonillemme neoneillemme
essive neoninamme neoneinamme
translative neoniksemme neoneiksemme
abessive neonittamme neoneittamme
instructive
comitative neoneinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative neoninne neoninne
accusative nom. neoninne neoninne
gen. neoninne
genitive neoninne neonienne
partitive neonianne neonejanne
inessive neonissanne neoneissanne
elative neonistanne neoneistanne
illative neoniinne neoneihinne
adessive neonillanne neoneillanne
ablative neoniltanne neoneiltanne
allative neonillenne neoneillenne
essive neoninanne neoneinanne
translative neoniksenne neoneiksenne
abessive neonittanne neoneittanne
instructive
comitative neoneinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative neoninsa neoninsa
accusative nom. neoninsa neoninsa
gen. neoninsa
genitive neoninsa neoniensa
partitive neoniaan
neoniansa
neonejaan
neonejansa
inessive neonissaan
neonissansa
neoneissaan
neoneissansa
elative neonistaan
neonistansa
neoneistaan
neoneistansa
illative neoniinsa neoneihinsa
adessive neonillaan
neonillansa
neoneillaan
neoneillansa
ablative neoniltaan
neoniltansa
neoneiltaan
neoneiltansa
allative neonilleen
neonillensa
neoneilleen
neoneillensa
essive neoninaan
neoninansa
neoneinaan
neoneinansa
translative neonikseen
neoniksensa
neoneikseen
neoneiksensa
abessive neonittaan
neonittansa
neoneittaan
neoneittansa
instructive
comitative neoneineen
neoneinensa

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

neon m (uncountable)

  1. neon

Further reading[edit]

Hungarian[edit]

 neon on Hungarian Wikipedia
Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: nátrium (Na)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛon]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun[edit]

neon (usually uncountable, plural neonok)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative neon neonok
accusative neont neonokat
dative neonnak neonoknak
instrumental neonnal neonokkal
causal-final neonért neonokért
translative neonná neonokká
terminative neonig neonokig
essive-formal neonként neonokként
essive-modal
inessive neonban neonokban
superessive neonon neonokon
adessive neonnál neonoknál
illative neonba neonokba
sublative neonra neonokra
allative neonhoz neonokhoz
elative neonból neonokból
delative neonról neonokról
ablative neontól neonoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
neoné neonoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
neonéi neonokéi
Possessive forms of neon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. neonom neonjaim
2nd person sing. neonod neonjaid
3rd person sing. neonja neonjai
1st person plural neonunk neonjaink
2nd person plural neonotok neonjaitok
3rd person plural neonjuk neonjaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Further reading[edit]

  • neon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: flúor (F)
Next: natrín (Na)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Noun[edit]

neon n (genitive singular neons, no plural)

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Irish[edit]

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Wikipedia ga
Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluairín (F)
Next: sóidiam (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m (genitive singular neoin)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluoro (F)
Next: sodio (Na)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter form of νέος (néos, new).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛ.on/
  • Rhymes: -ɛon
  • Hyphenation: nè‧on

Noun[edit]

neon m (invariable)

  1. (chemistry) neon

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

neon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ネオン

Latin[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluorum (F)
Next: natrium (Na)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter form of νέος (néos, new).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon n (genitive neī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) neon

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative neon nea
Genitive neī neōrum
Dative neō neīs
Accusative neon nea
Ablative neō neīs
Vocative neon nea

Limburgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon n

  1. (uncountable) neon
  2. A part of neon

Inflection[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluorin (F)
Next: natrium (Na)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon (Jawi spellingنيون⁩)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Maltese[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluworu (F)
Next: sodju (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian neon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m

  1. (chemistry) neon

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian neon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈneːon/

Noun[edit]

nēon

  1. neon

Inflection[edit]

Odd, no gradation
Nominative nēon
Genitive nēona
Singular Plural
Nominative nēon nēonat
Accusative nēona nēoniid
Genitive nēona nēoniid
Illative nēonii nēoniidda
Locative nēonis nēoniin
Comitative nēoniin nēoniiguin
Essive nēonin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person nēonan nēoneamẹ nēoneamẹt
2nd person nēonat nēoneattẹ nēoneattẹt
3rd person nēonis nēoneaskkạ nēoneasẹt

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

Noun[edit]

neon n (definite singular neonet, uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element with the symbol Ne)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

Noun[edit]

neon n (definite singular neonet, uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element with the symbol Ne)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia oc

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m (uncountable)

  1. neon

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: sód (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Internationalism; compare English neon, French néon, German Neon, ultimately from Ancient Greek νέος (néos). Doublet of nowy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m inan (related adjective neonowy)

  1. (uncountable) neon (chemical element)
  2. neon sign (sign used on buildings for advertising shops)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m animal

  1. tetra (any fish of genus Paracheirodon)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

noun

Related terms[edit]

adverb

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of néon

Romanian[edit]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: sodiu, natriu (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French néon, from English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /neˈon/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

Noun[edit]

neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: natrijum, nȃtrīj (S)

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ně̞o̞ːn/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

Noun[edit]

nèōn m (Cyrillic spelling нѐо̄н)

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • neon” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: flúor (F)
Next: nátrij (Na)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nẹ̑on m inan

  1. neon

Inflection[edit]

The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative néon
genitive néona
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
néon
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
dative
(dajȃlnik)
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
néonu
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
néonom

Further reading[edit]

  • neon”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

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Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fluor (F)
Next: natrium (Na)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon

Declension[edit]

Declension of neon 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative neon neonet
Genitive neons neonets

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: flor (F)
Next: sodyum (Na)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French néon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛon]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

Noun[edit]

neon (definite accusative neonu, plural neonlar)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative neon
Definite accusative neonu
Singular Plural
Nominative neon neonlar
Definite accusative neonu neonları
Dative neona neonlara
Locative neonda neonlarda
Ablative neondan neonlardan
Genitive neonun neonların

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m (invariable)

  1. neon

Vietnamese[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: flo (F)
Next: natri (Na)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French néon, from New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon

  1. neon (element)

Welsh[edit]

Chemical element
Ne
Previous: fflworin (F)
Next: sodiwm (Na)
Welsh Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cy

Etymology[edit]

From English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neon m (uncountable, not mutable)

  1. neon

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “neon”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies