See also: Benn

CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wenne, wanne, from Old High German hwenne, hwanne, from Proto-West Germanic *hwannā, from *hwan, from Proto-Germanic *hwan (when). Cognate with German wenn, wann, English when. Doublet of ben (conjunction), from the same Middle High German source.

AdverbEdit

benn

  1. (Luserna) when
    Benn rifta dar bus?When does the bus arrive?

ReferencesEdit


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
  • Rhymes: -ɛnː

AdverbEdit

benn (comparative beljebb, superlative legbeljebb)

  1. inside
    Synonym: bent
    Antonyms: kinn, kint

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ benn in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • benn in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

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 benneno blood came from the wound.

Related termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bandā (peak, top).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benn f (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

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative bennL beinnL bennaH
Vocative bennL beinnL bennaH
Accusative beinnN beinnL bennaH
Genitive beinneH bennL bennN
Dative beinnL bennaib bennaib
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

  • Irish: beann, binn
  • Manx: beinn
  • Scottish Gaelic: beann, beinn
  • Galician: beán

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
  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*bando-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 54