See also: bann

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Irish an Bhanna (the river goddess), from ban (woman) + dia (goddess, deity).

Proper nounEdit

Bann

  1. A river in Northern Ireland, which flows through Lough Neagh.
  2. A river in southeastern Ireland.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Place Names NI - Home". Placenamesni.org.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German ban, from the root of bannen (to outlaw, banish).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -an

NounEdit

Bann m (genitive Bannes, plural Banne)

  1. jurisdiction
  2. ban, proscription
  3. excommunication
  4. spell, enchantment, influence, magic, magical effect
  5. (historical) a regiment of Hitler Youth or the SS.

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Further readingEdit

  • Bann” in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Bann m (plural Bänn)

  1. communal district