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See also: bon, Bon, BON, bón, bốn, bön, Bön, and bo's'n

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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh bon, from Proto-Celtic *bonus. Cognate with Old Irish bun (base, bottom).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bôn m (plural bonion or bonau)

  1. base, bottom
  2. trunk, stem
  3. (linguistics) stem
  4. (mathematics) base

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bôn fôn môn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 71