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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan bon, from Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

AdjectiveEdit

bon

  1. good; alternative form of bo

Usage notesEdit

The form bon is used as the masculine singular form when the adjective precedes the noun, and bo is used in all other cases.

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bon c (singular definite bonen, plural indefinite boner)

  1. receipt

InflectionEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bon m (plural bonnen or bons, diminutive bonnetje n)

  1. receipt
  2. ticket (e.g. for speeding)
  3. voucher

Derived termsEdit


Franco-ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus (good).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine singular bôna, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bônes, comparative mèlyor, superlative lo mèlyor)

  1. good
    Coment el est bon de vos vêre !
  2. right, correct
    Tôtes voutres rèponses sont bônes !
  3. (slang, slightly vulgar, of a woman) sexy
    Cela fèna est vrébôna !

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bon, from Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good), from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bon (feminine singular bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes, comparative meilleur, superlative le meilleur)

  1. good
  2. right, correct
  3. (slang, slightly derogatory, of a woman) sexy
    Cette meuf est fin bonne !
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Usage notesEdit

Only three French adjectives have an irregular comparative: bon, mauvais (pire) and petit (moindre).

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

bon m (plural bons)

  1. voucher, ticket, coupon
    Synonyms: coupon, billet

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Bon

Further readingEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus (good).

NounEdit

bon

  1. good

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine buine)

  1. good

AntonymsEdit

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Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bon (good).

AdjectiveEdit

bon

  1. good

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bon (plural bonok)

  1. voucher

Usage notesEdit

It is usually pronounced with a long o but the correct spelling is bon and not bón.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bon bonok
accusative bont bonokat
dative bonnak bonoknak
instrumental bonnal bonokkal
causal-final bonért bonokért
translative bonná bonokká
terminative bonig bonokig
essive-formal bonként bonokként
essive-modal
inessive bonban bonokban
superessive bonon bonokon
adessive bonnál bonoknál
illative bonba bonokba
sublative bonra bonokra
allative bonhoz bonokhoz
elative bonból bonokból
delative bonról bonokról
ablative bontól bonoktól
Possessive forms of bon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bonom bonaim
2nd person sing. bonod bonaid
3rd person sing. bona bonai
1st person plural bonunk bonaink
2nd person plural bonotok bonaitok
3rd person plural bonuk bonaik

InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bon (comparative melior, superlative le melior or le optime)

  1. good

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぼん

LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus.

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones)

  1. able
  2. good
  3. probable

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bon (plural bones)

  1. bone

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (some manuscripts)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bon.

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine singular bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes) (comparative meilleur, superlative meilleur)

  1. good (virtuous, having positive qualities)

DescendantsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *bōnō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to shine).

NounEdit

bōn f (nominative plural bōna)

  1. ornament
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of bōgan.

VerbEdit

bōn

  1. Alternative form of bōgan

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (oblique and nominative feminine singular bone, comparative meillor, superlative meillor)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus.

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonas)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

DescendantsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese bom and Kabuverdianu bon.

AdjectiveEdit

bon

  1. good

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bón m inan (genitive bóna, nominative plural bóni)

  1. voucher

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bon

  1. definite singular of bo
  2. indefinite plural of bo

Torres Strait CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bone.

NounEdit

bon

  1. bone

VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus. Compare Italian buono.

AdjectiveEdit

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural boni, feminine plural bone) (Alternative masculine plural: buni)

  1. good

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

bon (plural bons)

  1. bean

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


WalloonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good).

AdjectiveEdit

bon

  1. good

AntonymsEdit