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Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek κᾰνών (kanṓn, straight rod, bar)

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanons)

  1. (music) Synonym of monochord (used mainly in reference to ancient Greek music)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Armenian քանոն (kʿanon).

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanons)

  1. (music) Synonym of qanun (used mainly in reference to Armenian music)

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

NounEdit

kanon c (singular definite kanonen, plural indefinite kanoner)

  1. cannon (weapon)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

NounEdit

kanon c (singular definite kanonen, plural indefinite kanoner)

  1. canon (group of literary works)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French canon, from Italian cannone.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːˈnɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

NounEdit

kanon n (plural kanonnen or kanons, diminutive kanonnetje n)

  1. cannon (weapon)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kanon
  • Japanese: カノン
  • West Frisian: kanon

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

kanon

  1. accusative singular of kano

IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic قَانُون(qānūn, tax, law), from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanon/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanon-kanon, first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. tax for inherited land lease.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch canon, from Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanon/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanon-kanon, first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. (music) canon, a piece of music in which the same melody is played by different voices, but beginning at different times; a round.
  2. (Christianity) canon, religious law.
  3. (literature) canon, the works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch kanon, from Old French canon, from Italian cannone, from Latin canna, from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanon/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanon-kanon, first-person possessive kanonku, second-person possessive kanonmu, third-person possessive kanonnya)

  1. cannon, a weapon.

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

NounEdit

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanoner, definite plural kanonene)

  1. (weaponry) cannon
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

NounEdit

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanoner, definite plural kanonene)

  1. (literature) canon (group of literary works)
  2. (bible) canon
  3. (music) canon
  4. (religion) canon (decree or law)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French canon, from Italian cannone.

NounEdit

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanonar, definite plural kanonane)

  1. (weaponry) cannon
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French canon, from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard), akin to κάννα (kánna, reed), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrew קָנֶה(qane, reed)).

NounEdit

kanon m (definite singular kanonen, indefinite plural kanonar, definite plural kanonane)

  1. (literature) canon (group of literary works)
  2. (bible) canon
  3. (music) canon
  4. (religion) canon (decree or law)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kanon c

  1. cannon, gun; a weapon (inf. 1)
  2. (music) canon

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kanon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kanon kanonen kanoner kanonerna
Genitive kanons kanonens kanoners kanonernas

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kanon

  1. (colloquial) very good

InterjectionEdit

kanon

  1. super, great