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Etymology

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Shortened from ketone, which was analogous to margarone. Further etymology is unclear.

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-one

  1. a ketone
  2. any similar compound containing a carbonyl functional group

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈo.ne/
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: -ó‧ne

Etymology 1

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From Latin -ōnem.[1] Cognate to Spanish -ón, Portuguese -ão and French -on.

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-one m (plural -oni, feminine -ona, feminine plural -one)

  1. suffix used to form augmentatives
    ragazzo (boy) + ‎-one → ‎ragazzone (big boy)
    padre (father) + ‎-one → ‎padrone (boss)
    bacio (kiss) + ‎-one → ‎bacione (big kiss)
  2. added mostly to verbs to create nouns denoting, "one who often does" or "one who is characterized by"; -er; -or
    dormire (to sleep) + ‎-one → ‎dormiglione (sleepyhead)
    mangiare (to eat) + ‎-one → ‎mangione (big eater)
    fare nulla (to do nothing) + ‎-one → ‎fannullone (loafer)
  3. plural of -ona
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Etymology 2

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-one m (plural -oni)

  1. (organic chemistry) ketone
  2. (physics) -on
  3. (biology, genetics) -on
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  1. ^ “-one” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

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Latin

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-ōne m

  1. ablative singular of

Latvian

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Etymology

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From -onis (-er) +‎ -e (fem.).

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-one

  1. female equivalent of -onis
    Synonyms: -āja, -ēja, -niece

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