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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse baun, from Proto-Germanic *baunō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ- (bean).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baun f (genitive singular baunar, nominative plural baunir)

  1. bean, pea

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *baunō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ- (bean). Compare Old English bean (English bean), Old Frisian bāne (West Frisian bean), Old Saxon bōna (Low German Bohn), Dutch boon, Old High German bōna (German Bohne).

NounEdit

baun f

  1. bean

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: baun
  • Faroese: bøna
  • Norwegian: baune (added -e under Middle Low German influence)
  • Old Swedish: bø̄n, bø̄na
    • Swedish: böna (added -a under Middle Low German influence)
  • Danish: bønne (added -e under Middle Low German influence)

ReferencesEdit

  • baun in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press