tonn

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See also: Tonn, tónn, tönn, and tǫnn

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German tonne or German Tonne. See also tünn, which is loaned from an alternative form of the Low German word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn (genitive tonni, partitive tonni)

  1. ton, tonne
    See kamakas kaalub kaks tonni!
    This slab weighs two tonnes!
  2. (colloquial, of currency) thousand, grand
    Mul istub pangas viis tonni.
    I have five grand sitting in the bank.

Declension[edit]

Declension of tonn (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative tonn tonnid
accusative nom.
gen. tonni
genitive tonnide
partitive tonni tonne
tonnisid
illative tonni
tonnisse
tonnidesse
tonnesse
inessive tonnis tonnides
tonnes
elative tonnist tonnidest
tonnest
allative tonnile tonnidele
tonnele
adessive tonnil tonnidel
tonnel
ablative tonnilt tonnidelt
tonnelt
translative tonniks tonnideks
tonneks
terminative tonnini tonnideni
essive tonnina tonnidena
abessive tonnita tonnideta
comitative tonniga tonnidega

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tǫnn, from Proto-Germanic *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn f (genitive singular tannar, plural tenn)

  1. tooth

Declension[edit]

Declension of tonn
f15 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tonn tonnin tenn tenninar
accusative tonn tonnina tenn tenninar
dative tonn tonnini tonnum tonnunum
genitive tannar tannarinnar tanna tannanna

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn f (genitive singular toinne, nominative plural tonnta)

  1. wave
    • 2015 [2014], Will Collins, translated by Proinsias Mac a' Bhaird, edited by Maura McHugh, Amhrán na Mara (fiction; paperback), Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Howth, Dublin: Cartoon Saloon; Coiscéim, translation of Song of the Sea (in English), →ISBN, page 2:
      Briseann tonnta boga in aghaidh na gcarraigeacha thíos faoi.
      [original: Waves gently lap against the rocks below.]

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tonn thonn dtonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 49

Further reading[edit]

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian tonno and/or Sicilian tunnu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn m (collective, singulative tonna, paucal tonniet)

  1. tuna

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

Noun[edit]

tonn f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. wave, billow

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tonn honn donn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ton.

Noun[edit]

tonn n (definite singular tonnet, indefinite plural tonn, definite plural tonna or tonnene)

  1. a ton (usually a metric ton (1000 kg), but it can also refer to the British or American tons)
  2. a tonne (metric ton)
  3. (nautical) a displacement ton, gross ton or net ton (depending on context)

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References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English ton.

Noun[edit]

tonn n (definite singular tonnet, indefinite plural tonn, definite plural tonna)

  1. a ton (as above)
  2. a tonne (metric ton)
  3. (nautical) a displacement ton, gross ton or net ton (depending on context)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tǫnn.

Noun[edit]

tonn f (definite singular tonni, indefinite plural tenner, definite plural tennene)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of tann

References[edit]

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tundā (wave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn f

  1. wave
  2. outpouring
  3. sea
  4. abundance
  5. bog, swamp
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tonnL tuinnL tonnaH
Vocative tonnL tuinnL tonnaH
Accusative tuinnN tuinnL tonnaH
Genitive tuinneH tonnL tonnN
Dative tuinnL tonnaib tonnaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Irish: tonn

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tondā (surface, skin).

Noun[edit]

tonn f

  1. surface
  2. land, earth
  3. skin
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tonnL
Vocative tonnL
Accusative tuinnN
Genitive tuinneH
Dative tuinnL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tonn thonn tonn
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn m (genitive tuinn or tuinne, plural tuinn or tonnan)

  1. wave

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
tonn thonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Tatar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonn

  1. ton (a unit of weight).
    26 meñ tonn = 26 thousand tons. [1]

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tanne, from Old High German tanna, from Proto-Germanic *dannǭ, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)dʰonu (fir).

Noun[edit]

tonn f (plural tonna)

  1. fir

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