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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish bondæ, from Old Norse bóndi.

NounEdit

bonde c (singular definite bonden, plural indefinite bønder)

  1. farmer
  2. peasant
  3. countryman
  4. (chess) pawn
  5. (card games) jack, knave

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
           
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde

DutchEdit

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish bonde

NounEdit

bonde

  1. (slang) countryside

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Gaulish *bunda, feminine form of *bundos (bottom), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-, *bʰudʰmḗn.[1]

NounEdit

bonde f (plural bondes)

  1. a plug, a bung

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ bonde” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English bōnda, from Old Norse bóndi, from Proto-Germanic *būwandz.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔnd(ə)/, /ˈbɔːnd(ə)/

NounEdit

bonde (plural bondes or bonden)

  1. tenant farmer, bond
  2. husband, head of household
  3. servant, retainer
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DescendantsEdit
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AdjectiveEdit

bonde

  1. The status of being a tenant.
  2. The status of being subservient; subservience
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bend.

NounEdit

bonde

  1. Alternative form of band

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búandi, bóndi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bonde m (definite singular bonden, indefinite plural bønder, definite plural bøndene)

  1. farmer
  2. (chess) pawn

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búandi, bóndi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bonde m (definite singular bonden, indefinite plural bønder, definite plural bøndene)

  1. farmer
    Talet på bønder har gått ned.
    The number of farmers has gone down.
  2. (chess) pawn

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bond. The tramway sense is said to have originated from coupons sold as transport tickets which looked liked bonds issued at the time[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bonde m (plural bondes)

  1. (economics) bond
  2. (Brazil) tramway, streetcar, cable car
  3. (Brazil, slang) group of friends; gang

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “TRAMWAY - ETIMOLOGIA”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed March 23, 2015

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

bonde (ma class, plural mabonde)

  1. valley (elongated depression between hills or mountains)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bóndi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bonde c

  1. farmer
  2. (chess) pawn

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bonde 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bonde bonden bönder bönderna
Genitive bondes bondens bönders böndernas

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Swedish · schackpjäser (schack + pjäser) (layout · text)
           
kung drottning, dam torn löpare springare, häst bonde