See also: bonbon and bon-bon

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 of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Bonbon.


GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bonbon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃/, [bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃ː], [bɔŋˈbɔŋ], [bɔm-] (prescriptive standard; chiefly southern in practice)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔm.bɔŋ/ (realistic standard in northern and central Germany; almost never nasalised)
  • Hyphenation: Bon‧bon

NounEdit

Bonbon n or m (genitive Bonbons, plural Bonbons)

  1. hard candy
    Synonyms: (northern) Bollchen, (western) Klümpchen
  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

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TagalogEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bonbon

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