See also: Bane, bañe, bañé, and banë

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beɪn/
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  • Hyphenation: bane
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English bane, from Old English bana, from Proto-Germanic *banô (compare Old High German bano (death), Icelandic bani (bane, death)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰon-on-, from the o-grade of *gʷʰen- (to strike, to kill).

NounEdit

bane (countable and uncountable, plural banes)

  1. A cause of misery or death.
    Synonyms: affliction, curse
    Antonym: boon
    the bane of one's existence
    • (Can we date this quote by Herbert and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Money, thou bane of bliss, and source of woe.
  2. (dated) Poison, especially any of several poisonous plants.
  3. (obsolete) A killer, murderer, slayer.
  4. (obsolete) Destruction; death.
  5. A disease of sheep.
    Synonym: rot
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

bane (third-person singular simple present banes, present participle baning, simple past and past participle baned)

  1. (transitive) To kill, especially by poison; to be the poison of.
  2. (transitive) To be the bane of.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English ban (northern dialect), from Old English bān.

NounEdit

bane (plural banes)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) bone

ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old Norse bani

NounEdit

bane

  1. bane, person/thing/event that kills someone or something

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

bane

  1. track
  2. trajectory

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bane

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of banen

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bane

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばね

LatinEdit

NounEdit

bane

  1. vocative singular of banus

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bán, from Proto-Celtic *bānos (white).

AdjectiveEdit

bane (plural baney, comparative baney)

  1. white, blank, pallid
    Er cabbyl bane va mee.My mount was a white horse.
    Haink daah bane yn aggle er.He blanched with fear.
  2. fair, blonde
    Shen Illiam Bane.That's fair-haired William.
  3. fallow
    Faag y magher bane.Leave the field lea.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bane vane mane
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *bana, from Proto-Germanic *banō.

NounEdit

bāne f

  1. open field, battlefield
  2. lane, track (for playing balls)
  3. road, way, path
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: baan
    • Afrikaans: baan
    • Indonesian: ban
  • Limburgish: baan

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch *bano, from Proto-Germanic *banô.

NounEdit

bāne f or m

  1. harm, pain
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English bana, in turn from Proto-Germanic *banô.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bane (plural banes)

  1. murderer, slayer
  2. bane, destroyer
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bān.

NounEdit

bane (plural banes)

  1. Alternative form of bon

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German bane, compare with German Bahn

NounEdit

bane m (definite singular banen, indefinite plural baner, definite plural banene)

  1. a trajectory
  2. a railway line
  3. a sports field
  4. a racing track
  5. orbit (of a satellite, including the moon)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bani

NounEdit

bane m (definite singular banen, indefinite plural baner, definite plural banene)

  1. death (by murder)

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Low German bane, compare with German bahnen.

VerbEdit

bane (imperative ban, present tense baner, passive banes, simple past bana or banet or bante, past participle bana or banet or bant, present participle banende)

  1. to pave, as in
    bane vei for - pave the way for

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German bane, compare with German Bahn

NounEdit

bane m or f (definite singular banen or bana, indefinite plural banar or baner, definite plural banane or banene)

  1. a trajectory
  2. a railway line
  3. a sports field
  4. a racing track
  5. orbit (of a satellite, including the moon)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bani

NounEdit

bane m (definite singular banen, indefinite plural banar, definite plural banane)

  1. death (by murder)

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Low German bane

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bane (present tense banar, past tense bana, past participle bana, passive infinitive banast, present participle banande, imperative ban)

  1. to pave, as in
    bane veg for - pave the way for

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

bane

  1. third-person singular present indicative of banir
  2. second-person singular imperative of banir

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English bān, from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ben]
  • (Mid Northern Scots) IPA(key): [bin], [bein]

NounEdit

bane (plural banes)

  1. (anatomy) bone, limb

Derived termsEdit


YolaEdit

NounEdit

bane

  1. bone

ReferencesEdit

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)