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Ballon

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EtymologyEdit

From French ballon, which comes from pallone (meaning „large Ball“). This Italian word is an enlargement of palla („Ball“), which has Germanic roots.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [baˈlɔŋ], in South German IPA(key): [baˈloːn], (rarely Frenchified) as IPA(key): [baˈlõ]

NounEdit

Ballon m (genitive Ballons, plural Ballons)

  1. balloon

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ compare to "Wissenschaftlicher Rat der Dudenredaktion" (publisher): Duden, Deutsches Universalwörterbuch. 6. edition. Duden press, Mannheim/Leipzig/Vienna/Zurich 2007, ISBN 978-3-411-05506-7, page 243

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