See also: Buono

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbwɔ.no/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: buò‧no

AdjectiveEdit

buono (feminine buona, masculine plural buoni, feminine plural buone)

  1. good
    Antonym: cattivo
  2. fair
    Synonym: giusto

Usage notesEdit

The apocopic form buon and (optionally) the contracted form buon' are used before masculine and feminine singular nouns, respectively, in the same manner as the indefinite article (i.e. buon giorno, buon amico but buono zio, buona sera but buon'amica, etc.).

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NounEdit

buono m (plural buoni)

  1. coupon, voucher
  2. bill, bond (financial)

MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus.

AdjectiveEdit

buono (feminine buona, masculine plural buonos, feminine plural buonas)

  1. good