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CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Reduplication of Bon, clipped from Bonito.

Proper nounEdit

Bonbon

  1. a nickname for Bonito, Bonifacio, etc.
  2. a nickname for Yvonne, Shivonne, etc.

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from bunbon.

Proper nounEdit

Bonbon

  1. a barangay in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Bonbon.


GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bonbon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃ː/, /bɔŋˈbɔŋ/ (prescriptive standard; chiefly southern in practice)
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔm.bɔŋ/ (usual in northern and central Germany)
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  • Hyphenation: Bon‧bon

NounEdit

Bonbon n or m (genitive Bonbons, plural Bonbons)

  1. hard candy
  2. (regional, including Austria) sweet, candy in general

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is almost exclusively neuter in northern and central Germany. The masculine is quite common in the south.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bonbon

  1. (historical) A province of the Philippines; modern Batangas.