See also: Benne, bénne, and Bënne

English edit

Etymology edit

From Malay bene, or possibly from Wolof or Eastern Maninkakan.

Noun edit

benne (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly attributive) Sesame.
    benne oil; benne seed
    • 2003, Carole Marsh, The Kitchen House: How Yesterday's Black Women Created Today's Most Popular & Famous American Foods!, page 15:
      Benne (sesame) seeds were secretly brought to America on the slave ships by black women who had used them in their native cooking. Benne seed cookies and candy were made by black cooks in Charleston and other lowcountry South Carolina locations.
    • 2010, Frederick C. Knight, Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650—1850, page 62:
      For example, Rosanna Williams recounted that her African-born father would "plant mostly benne and rice." Emma Hunter also remembered that her grandmother planted benne.
    • 2013, David S. Shields, “Chapter 3: Prospecting for Oil”, in John T. Edge, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, Ted Ownby, editors, The Larder: Food Studies Methods from the American South, page 65:
      A window on the small-scale world of sesame oil production and benne cake livestock feeding is found in the pages of Thomas Walter Peyre's plantation journal (1834–59) at the South Carolina Historical Society. [] African Anerican farming of benne can be imputed only by anecdotal reports, yet numerous records attest to benne’s importance in the slave diet. Indeed, a complex benne cookery adapted from African practices was recorded.

French edit

Alternative forms edit

  • banne (with deviating meaning development)

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin benna, from Gaulish bennā.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

benne f (plural bennes)

  1. bin, skip
    benne à orduresgarbage skip
  2. dump truck
  3. barrow, carrying basket
  4. cable car, telecabin

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German Low German edit

Adverb edit

benne

  1. (in some dialects, including Low Prussian) inside

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Hungarian edit

Pronominal adverbs from case suffixes (cf. postpositions)
ed suffix who? what? this that he/she
(it)*
case v. pr. c.
nom. ki mi ez az ő* / -∅
az / -∅
acc. -t / -ot /
-at / -et / -öt
kit mit ezt azt őt* / -∅
azt / -∅
c1
c2
dat. -nak / -nek kinek minek ennek annak neki neki- c
ins. -val / -vel kivel mivel ezzel/
evvel
azzal/
avval
vele c
c-f. -ért kiért miért ezért azért érte c
tra. -vá / -vé kivé mivé ezzé azzá c
ter. -ig meddig eddig addig c
e-f. -ként (kiként) (miként) ekként akként c
e-m. -ul / -ül c
ine. -ban / -ben kiben miben ebben abban benne c
sup. -n/-on/-en/-ön kin min ezen azon rajta (rajta-) c
ade. -nál / -nél kinél minél ennél annál nála c
ill. -ba / -be kibe mibe ebbe abba bele bele- c
sub. -ra / -re kire mire erre arra rá- c
all. -hoz/-hez/-höz kihez mihez ehhez ahhoz hozzá hozzá- c
el. -ból / -ből kiből miből ebből abból belőle c
del. -ról / -ről kiről miről erről arról róla c
abl. -tól / -től kitől mitől ettől attól tőle c
*: Ő and őt refer to human beings; the forms below them might be
construed likewise. – Forms in parentheses are uncommon. All »

Etymology edit

From the adverb benn +‎ -e (possessive suffix).[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnːɛ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ben‧ne
  • Rhymes: -nɛ

Pronoun edit

benne

  1. inside someone or something, in him/her/it, him/her/it
    A: Itt van egy doboz. B: Mi van benne?A: Here is a box. B: What's in it?
    Nem bíznak benne.They don't trust her.
    Nincs benne harag.He doesn't have any anger in him.

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References edit

  1. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further reading edit

  • benne in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • benne 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 2024)

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

benne f

  1. plural of benna

Old English edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

benne

  1. inflection of benn:
    1. accusative/genitive/dative singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural