See also: avión and Avion

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

avion

  1. accusative singular of avio

FinnishEdit

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avion

  1. Genitive singular form of avio.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named by French inventor and engineer Clément Ader for a patent application. From earlier Avion (1875), from Latin avis (bird) +‎ -on, replacing earlier aéroplane after WWI.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.vjɔ̃/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃

NounEdit

avion m (plural avions)

  1. aeroplane
    Synonym: (dated) aéroplane
    Regarde comme cet avion vole vite !Look how fast this plane flies!
    • 1943, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince:
      – Qu'est ce que c'est que cette chose-là? – Ce n'est pas une chose. Ça vole. C'est un avion. C'est mon avion. Et j'étais fier de lui apprendre que je volais. Alors il s'écria: – Comment! tu es tombé du ciel!
      — What is that thing? — That's not a thing. It flies. It's an airplane. It's my airplane. And I was proud to teach him that I was flying. Then he exclaimed: — What! You fell from the sky!

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: avió
  • Esperanto: avio
  • Galician: avión
  • Luxembourgish: Avion
  • Portuguese: avião
  • Spanish: avión
    • Southeastern Tepehuan: abion
    • Zoogocho Zapotec: avión

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ avion, aéroplane at Google Ngram Viewer

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InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avion (plural aviones)

  1. airplane

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French avion.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

avion m (plural avions)

  1. (Jersey) airplane

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French avion.

PronunciationEdit

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avion n (plural avioane)

  1. aeroplane, airplane

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French avion.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʋǐoːn/
  • Hyphenation: a‧vi‧on

NounEdit

avìōn m (Cyrillic spelling авѝо̄н)

  1. airplane, aeroplane
  2. aircraft

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