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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Lexicalization of bel (a variant of bél) +‎ -n (case suffix). The -ln combination later assimilated to -nn.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: benn

AdverbEdit

benn (comparative beljebb, superlative legbeljebb)

  1. inside
    Synonym: bent
    Antonyms: kinn, kint

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • benn in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • benn in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031

Middle WelshEdit

NounEdit

benn

  1. Soft mutation of penn.

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *banjō. Cognate with Old Saxon beniwunda, Old Norse ben (Norwegian ben).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benn f

  1. a wound; mortal injury
    Ne ðær ænig com blod of benne: no blood came from the wound.

Related termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bennos (peak, top).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benn n (genitive beinne or beinde, nominative plural benna or benda)

  1. peak
  2. pinnacle
  3. mountain
  4. point
  5. prong
  6. horn
    Synonyms: adarc, congna

InflectionEdit

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative benn, bend beinn, beind benna, benda
Vocative benn, bend beinn, beind benna, benda
Accusative benn, bend beinn, beind benna, benda
Genitive beinne, beinde benn, bend benn, bend
Dative beinn, beind bennaib, bendaib bennaib, bendaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

  • bennán (horned animal, cow; calf; horned or peaked object)

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
benn benn
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbenn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


WolofEdit

Wolof cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : benn
    Ordinal : njëkk

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

benn

  1. one