See also: bongó, bongô, bỡ ngỡ, and bɔŋɔ

EnglishEdit

 
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bongo drums

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish bongo

NounEdit

bongo (plural bongos)

  1. A striped bovine mammal found in Africa, Tragelaphus eurycerus.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From American Spanish bongó

NounEdit

bongo (plural bongos or bongoes)

  1. Either of a pair of small drums of Cuban origin, played by beating with the hands.
    • 1984, Dire Straits (band), Money for Nothing (song)
      He's banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee.
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TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

bongo (third-person singular simple present bongos, present participle bongoing, simple past and past participle bongoed)

  1. To play the bongo drums.
  2. Of the heart, etc.: to beat with an irregular rhythm.
  3. To hit something rhythmically with the hands.

AnagramsEdit


FinnishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish bongo

NounEdit

bongo

  1. bongo, Tragelaphus eurycerus (syn. Taurotragus euryceros)
    Bongo ei toistaiseksi ole uhanalainen vaikka on monilla alueilla harvinaistunut tai hävinnyt.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bon‧go

Etymology 2Edit

From English bongo, from American Spanish bongó.

NounEdit

bongo

  1. (music) bongo
    Bongoja soitetaan myös Lähi-idässä, Turkissa ja arabimaissa.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of bongo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative bongo bongot
genitive bongon bongojen
partitive bongoa bongoja
illative bongoon bongoihin
singular plural
nominative bongo bongot
accusative nom. bongo bongot
gen. bongon
genitive bongon bongojen
partitive bongoa bongoja
inessive bongossa bongoissa
elative bongosta bongoista
illative bongoon bongoihin
adessive bongolla bongoilla
ablative bongolta bongoilta
allative bongolle bongoille
essive bongona bongoina
translative bongoksi bongoiksi
instructive bongoin
abessive bongotta bongoitta
comitative bongoineen
Possessive forms of bongo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person bongoni bongomme
2nd person bongosi bongonne
3rd person bongonsa

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably of Bantu origin

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably of Bantu origin.

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bonghi)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)

Etymology 2Edit

From American Spanish bongó

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bonghi)

  1. bongo (Afro-Cuban percussion instrument)

ReferencesEdit

  • bongo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bongo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぼんご

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably of Bantu origin

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus, an African antelope)

RomaniEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bongo (feminine bongi, plural bonge)

  1. left
    Synonym: stungo
    Antonym: ćaćo

SpanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Probably of Bantu origin

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbonɡo/, [ˈbõŋɡo]

Etymology 2Edit

From a Native American word.

NounEdit

bongo m (plural bongos)

  1. large canoe

SwahiliEdit

 
bongo

NounEdit

bongo (ma class, plural mabongo)

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. brains (mental faculties)

Derived termsEdit