pion

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See also: Pion, pión, and píon

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From pi + -on, as alteration of pi-meson.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion ‎(plural pions)

  1. (physics) Any of three semistable mesons, having positive, negative or neutral charge, composed of up and down quarks/antiquarks.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion ‎(plural pionne, diminutive pionnetjie)

  1. (chess) pawn; least valuable piece in chess
  2. a pawn; a person who has no control over their lot, usually manipulated by others to some end

Synonyms[edit]

  • (chess piece): boer

Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(plural pionnen, diminutive pionnetje n)

  1. (chess) pawn
See also[edit]
Chess pieces in Dutch · schaakstukken (schaak + stukken) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
koning koningin, dame toren loper paard pion

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion n ‎(plural pionen)

  1. (physics) pion

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion

  1. accusative singular of pio

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French peon, poon, paon, from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem ‎(footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem ‎(foot). Compare Spanish peón, Portuguese peão, Italian pedone.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(plural pions)

  1. (chess) pawn
  2. (figuratively) pawn
  3. (physics) pion
  4. (games) counter

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(plural pions, feminine pionne)

  1. (informal) supervisor (in a school)

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in French · pièces d'échecs (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
roi dame tour fou cavalier pion

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch

Noun[edit]

pion

  1. pawn (chess)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία ‎(paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών ‎(Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών ‎(paiṓn, a physician).

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(definite singular pionen, indefinite plural pioner, definite plural pionene)

  1. alternative form of peon

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία ‎(paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών ‎(Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών ‎(paiṓn, a physician).

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(definite singular pionen, indefinite plural pionar, definite plural pionane)

  1. alternative form of peon

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Polish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

pion
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Noun[edit]

pion m inan ‎(diminutive pionek)

  1. pawn (chess)
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Polish · bierki szachowe (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
król hetman, królowa, dama wieża goniec, laufer skoczek, koń, konik pion, pionek

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pion m inan

  1. the vertical
    Ta ściana nie trzyma pionu.
    This wall is not exactly vertical.
  2. plumb line
  3. section; department
    To jest zadanie dla pionu logistycznego.
    This is a task for the logistics department.
  4. duct; riser; any installations or spaces running vertically in a building
    pion wentylacyjny – ventilation duct
  5. (by extension) flats in an apartment block sharing those installations
    W naszym pionie od rana nie ma wody.
    There has been no water in flats above and below us since morning.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English pion, a shortened form of pi meson

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion m inan

  1. (physics) pion
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French pion.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pion m ‎(plural pioni)

  1. (chess) pawn

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Romanian · piese de șah (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rege regină, damă tură, turn nebun cal pion

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pion c

  1. peony; a flower
  2. (physics) pion; any of the semistable π-mesons

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pion 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pion pionen pioner pionerna
Genitive pions pionens pioners pionernas