See also: Banane and banané

AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

banane

  1. banana

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Introduced from India by travelers; probably ultimately from a West African language such as Wolof banaana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ba.nan/
  • (file)

NounEdit

banane f (plural bananes)

  1. banana (the fruit)
  2. (slang) chopper, copter, whirlybird (a two-rotor helicopter)
  3. bum bag (UK, Australia), fanny pack (US, Canada), moon bag (South Africa)
  4. pompadour, quiff (hairstyle)
  5. (slang) idiot, fool
    • 1985, Robert Zemeckis, Back to the Future
      Tu veux ma photo, banane ?
      ?

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Further readingEdit


FriulianEdit

NounEdit

banane f (plural bananis)

  1. banana

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

banane f

  1. plural of banana

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

banane f (plural bananes)

  1. (Jersey) banana

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

banane m or f

  1. definite masculine plural of bane (Etymology 1)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

banane m

  1. definite plural of bane (Etymology 2)

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

banane f pl

  1. plural of banană