rayon

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪɒn/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From French rayon.

Noun[edit]

rayon (countable and uncountable, plural rayons)

  1. A manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber.

Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rayon (plural rayons)

  1. Alternative spelling of raion

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

rayon (plural rayons)

  1. (obsolete) A ray or beam.

Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

rayon (definite accusative rayonu, plural rayonlar)

  1. district, rayon (second level subdivision unit ex-USSR countries).

Declension[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

rayon

  1. region, rayon (second level subdivision unit in Ukraine, Russia and other ex-USSR countries).

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M., Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, 2002, →ISBN

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French rayon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːˈjɔn/, /rɛˈjɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ra‧y‧on

Noun[edit]

rayon n (plural rayons, diminutive rayonnetje n)

  1. region, regional section or subdivision (e.g. of a city or local government, of the area of operation of a business)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: rayon

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From rai +‎ -on. Unrelated to rayer.

Noun[edit]

rayon m (plural rayons)

  1. (geometry) radius
  2. ray, beam (of light etc.)
  3. spoke (of wheel)
  4. shelf of books, bookshelf (in a library etc.)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French ree, from Frankish *hrātu (honeycomb).

Noun[edit]

rayon m (plural rayons)

  1. comb (of honey)
  2. shelf
  3. department (of department store), section (of shop)
Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrajɔn]
  • Hyphenation: ra‧yon

Noun 1[edit]

rayon (plural rayon-rayon, first-person possessive rayonku, second-person possessive rayonmu, third-person possessive rayonnya)

  1. region, regional section or subdivision (e.g. of a school enrollment, of the area of operation of a business)
  2. raion: an administrative unit of some Eastern European and Asian states.

Affixed terms[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

rayon (plural rayon-rayon, first-person possessive rayonku, second-person possessive rayonmu, third-person possessive rayonnya)

  1. rayon: a manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber.

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rayon m (plural rayons)

  1. ray, beam (of light etc.)
  2. spoke (of wheel)

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rayon.

Noun[edit]

rayon m (plural rayons)

  1. (Jersey) rayon