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EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

avion

  1. accusative singular of avio

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

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: aéroplane (dated)
    Regarde comme cet avion vole vite !
    Look how quick 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!
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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “avion,aéroplane”, in Google Books Ngram Viewer[1], accessed March 14, 2019

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

French avion

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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