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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ballon.

NounEdit

ballon (usually uncountable, plural ballons)

  1. (ballet) The quality of a jump by which a ballet dancer appears to pause in midair
    • 1988, November 18, “Dorothy Samachson”, in Moscow Classical Ballet[1]:
      Tall and slender, with a superb ballon and effortless flight in air, Malakhov [] will unquestionably have an extraordinary career.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ballon, from French ballon.

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ballon (plural ballons or ballonne)

  1. balloon

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DanishEdit

 
ballon

EtymologyEdit

From French ballon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /balɔnɡ/, [b̥aˈlʌŋ]

NounEdit

ballon c (singular definite ballonen, plural indefinite balloner)

  1. balloon (inflatable object)
  2. bulb
  3. carboy, demijohn (large bottle)
  4. (ballet, singular only) ballon (the quality of a jump by which a ballet dancer appears to pause in midair)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ballon. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑˈlɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bal‧lon
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

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ballon m (plural ballonnen or ballons, diminutive ballonnetje n)

  1. balloon
  2. hot-air balloon
    Synonym: heteluchtballon

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FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
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des ballons (definition 3 - round-bottomed flask)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French ballon.

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ballon m (plural ballons)

  1. (inflatable) ball
    1. beachball
  2. balloon
  3. (chemistry) round-bottom flask

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From northern Italian balone, ballone; compare standard pallone.

NounEdit

ballon m (plural ballons)

  1. large ball

DescendantsEdit

  • French: ballon (see there for further descendants)
  • English: balloon (see there for further descendants)

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpallon/

VerbEdit

ballon

  1. first-person singular imperative of ballat