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See also: band, bånd, and *band

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GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German bant.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band n (genitive Bandes or Bands, plural Bänder or Bande, diminutive Bändchen n or Bändlein n)

  1. tape, ribbon
  2. (anatomy) A ligament
  3. band or tie holding items together
  4. belt (conveyor belt, fan belt, etc.)
  5. band of the spectrum
  6. (figuratively, pl. Bande) intimate bond to a person
  7. (figuratively, pl. Bande) dependence, social bond
  8. (poetic, pl. Bande) shackle
Usage notesEdit
  • The normal plural is Bänder.
  • The plural Bande is used in the figurative sense of “bond” and in the poetic meaning “shackles” (for which usually Fessel is used). In early modern German, the two plurals were widely interchangeable.
DeclensionEdit
Plural Bänder
Plural Bande
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German bant.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Bd. (abbreviation)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band m (genitive Bandes or Bands, plural Bände, diminutive Bändchen n)

  1. A volume of a multi-volume set of books
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English band.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band f (genitive Band, plural Bands)

  1. A modern music band.
DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band n (plural Bänner)

  1. ribbon, band
  2. tape, band (e.g. magnetic tape)
  3. (anatomy) ligament
  4. hoop (on a barrel)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band f (plural Banten)

  1. band (musical group)
  2. band, gang (e.g. of thieves)
  3. crowd, group
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Band m (plural Bänn)

  1. volume (one of a set of books)

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare German band, Dutch band, English band.

NounEdit

Band n (plural Benner)

  1. band
  2. ribbon
  3. hinge
  4. bandage
  5. ligature

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English bond.

NounEdit

Band n (plural Benner)

  1. bond
  2. certificate of indebtedness