EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek κᾰνών (kanṓn, straight rod, bar). Doublet of cannon, canon, and canyon.

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanons)

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

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Armenian քանոն (kʿanon).

NounEdit

kanon (plural kanons)

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

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


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
  • Indonesian: kanon
  • Japanese: カノン
  • Sranan Tongo: kanu, kanun, kanon
  • West Frisian: kanon

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

kanon

  1. accusative singular of kano

IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkanɔn]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧non

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). Doublet of kanun and qanun.

NounEdit

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

  1. tax for inherited land lease.

NounEdit

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

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

Etymology 2Edit

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). Doublet of kanal.

NounEdit

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

  1. cannon: a weapon.

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kanon

  1. Alternative form of canoun (authoritative law)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kanon

  1. Alternative form of canon (cannon)

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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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kanon m inan

  1. canon (generally accepted principle)
  2. (literature) canon (group of literary works accepted as representative)
  3. (religion) canon (religious law)
  4. (music) canon (piece of music)
  5. (biblical) biblical canon
  6. (Roman Catholicism) Canon of the Mass
  7. (printing) canon (48-point type)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

adjective

Related termsEdit

adjectives
adverb
nouns
verb

Further readingEdit

  • kanon in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kanon in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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 (comparative mer kanon, superlative mest kanon)

  1. (colloquial) very good

InterjectionEdit

kanon

  1. super, great

AnagramsEdit