See also: avión and Avion

Albanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French avion.

Noun edit

avion m (plural avionë)

  1. aeroplane, airplane
    Synonym: aeroplan

References edit

  • “avión,~i”, in FGJSSH: Fjalor i gjuhës së sotme shqipe [Dictionary of the modern Albanian language]‎[1] (in Albanian), 1980, page 77a

Esperanto edit

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avion

  1. accusative singular of avio

Finnish edit

Noun edit

avion

  1. genitive singular of avio

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French edit

Etymology edit

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]

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

avion m (plural avions)

  1. aeroplane
    Synonym: (obsolete) 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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Descendants edit

  • Bulgarian: авион (avion)
  • Catalan: avió
  • Esperanto: avio
  • Galician: avión
  • Haitian Creole: avyon
  • Luxembourgish: Avion
  • Macedonian: авион (avion)
  • Mauritian Creole: avyon
  • Occitan: avion
  • Portuguese: avião
  • Romanian: avion
  • Serbo-Croatian: avion
  • Seychellois Creole: avyon
  • Slovene: avion
  • Spanish: avión
    • Southeastern Tepehuan: abion
    • Zoogocho Zapotec: avión

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Interlingua edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

avion (plural aviones)

  1. airplane

Norman edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French avion.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

avion m (plural avions)

  1. (Jersey) airplane

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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French avion.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

avion n (plural avioane)

  1. aeroplane, airplane

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Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

From French avion.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

avìōn m (Cyrillic spelling авѝо̄н)

  1. airplane, aeroplane
    Synonyms: vazduhoplov, aeroplan
  2. aircraft
    Synonym: letelica

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