See also: Neon, neón, néon, and néón

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A neon sign for a restaurant called Pappasito's Cantina in Houston, Texas, USA

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation edit

  • enPR: nē'ŏn, IPA(key): /ˈni.ɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈni.ˌɑn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iɒn
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

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neon (countable and uncountable, plural neons)

  1. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol Ne) with an atomic number of 10. The second of the noble gases, it is a colourless, odorless inert gas.
  2. (countable) A form or sample of the element.
  3. (countable, uncountable) Neon signs or lights, collectively.
    • 2009, Jason Syner, How to Install Automotive Mobile Electronic Systems, page 27:
      Neons and LED lighting can be controlled by remotes.
  4. (countable) A neon tetra fish.

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terms derived from neon

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neon (not comparable)

  1. (of a color) That resembles a neon light; extremely bright; fluorescent

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

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neon (uncountable)

  1. neon

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Chemical element
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  • IPA(key): /neon/, [ne̞.õ̞n]

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neon inan

  1. neon

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neon inan

  1. neon sign

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Further reading edit

  • neon”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia

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neon m inan

  1. neon

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neon

  1. neon

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Borrowed from English neon.

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neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new).

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chemical element
Ne Previous: fluor
Next: natrium

neon n (genitive singular neons, uncountable)

  1. neon

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Declension of neon (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative neon neonið
accusative neon neonið
dative neoni neoninum
genitive neons neonsins

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Etymology edit

Internationalism (see English neon), ultimately from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈneon/, [ˈne̞o̞n]
  • Rhymes: -eon
  • Syllabification(key): ne‧on

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chemical element
Ne Previous: fluori
Next: natrium

neon

  1. neon

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Inflection of neon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative neon neonit
genitive neonin neonien
partitive neonia neoneja
illative neoniin neoneihin
singular plural
nominative neon neonit
accusative nom. neon neonit
gen. neonin
genitive neonin neonien
partitive neonia neoneja
inessive neonissa neoneissa
elative neonista neoneista
illative neoniin neoneihin
adessive neonilla neoneilla
ablative neonilta neoneilta
allative neonille neoneille
essive neonina neoneina
translative neoniksi neoneiksi
abessive neonitta neoneitta
instructive neonein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of neon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative neonini neonini
accusative nom. neonini neonini
gen. neonini
genitive neonini neonieni
partitive neoniani neonejani
inessive neonissani neoneissani
elative neonistani neoneistani
illative neoniini neoneihini
adessive neonillani neoneillani
ablative neoniltani neoneiltani
allative neonilleni neoneilleni
essive neoninani neoneinani
translative neonikseni neoneikseni
abessive neonittani neoneittani
instructive
comitative neoneineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative neonisi neonisi
accusative nom. neonisi neonisi
gen. neonisi
genitive neonisi neoniesi
partitive neoniasi neonejasi
inessive neonissasi neoneissasi
elative neonistasi neoneistasi
illative neoniisi neoneihisi
adessive neonillasi neoneillasi
ablative neoniltasi neoneiltasi
allative neonillesi neoneillesi
essive neoninasi neoneinasi
translative neoniksesi neoneiksesi
abessive neonittasi neoneittasi
instructive
comitative neoneinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative neonimme neonimme
accusative nom. neonimme neonimme
gen. neonimme
genitive neonimme neoniemme
partitive neoniamme neonejamme
inessive neonissamme neoneissamme
elative neonistamme neoneistamme
illative neoniimme neoneihimme
adessive neonillamme neoneillamme
ablative neoniltamme neoneiltamme
allative neonillemme neoneillemme
essive neoninamme neoneinamme
translative neoniksemme neoneiksemme
abessive neonittamme neoneittamme
instructive
comitative neoneinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative neoninne neoninne
accusative nom. neoninne neoninne
gen. neoninne
genitive neoninne neonienne
partitive neonianne neonejanne
inessive neonissanne neoneissanne
elative neonistanne neoneistanne
illative neoniinne neoneihinne
adessive neonillanne neoneillanne
ablative neoniltanne neoneiltanne
allative neonillenne neoneillenne
essive neoninanne neoneinanne
translative neoniksenne neoneiksenne
abessive neonittanne neoneittanne
instructive
comitative neoneinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative neoninsa neoninsa
accusative nom. neoninsa neoninsa
gen. neoninsa
genitive neoninsa neoniensa
partitive neoniaan
neoniansa
neonejaan
neonejansa
inessive neonissaan
neonissansa
neoneissaan
neoneissansa
elative neonistaan
neonistansa
neoneistaan
neoneistansa
illative neoniinsa neoneihinsa
adessive neonillaan
neonillansa
neoneillaan
neoneillansa
ablative neoniltaan
neoniltansa
neoneiltaan
neoneiltansa
allative neonilleen
neonillensa
neoneilleen
neoneillensa
essive neoninaan
neoninansa
neoneinaan
neoneinansa
translative neonikseen
neoniksensa
neoneikseen
neoneiksensa
abessive neonittaan
neonittansa
neoneittaan
neoneittansa
instructive
comitative neoneineen
neoneinensa

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neon m (uncountable)

  1. neon

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Chemical element
Ne
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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛon]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on
  • Rhymes: -on

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neon (usually uncountable, plural neonok)

  1. neon (chemical element)

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative neon neonok
accusative neont neonokat
dative neonnak neonoknak
instrumental neonnal neonokkal
causal-final neonért neonokért
translative neonná neonokká
terminative neonig neonokig
essive-formal neonként neonokként
essive-modal
inessive neonban neonokban
superessive neonon neonokon
adessive neonnál neonoknál
illative neonba neonokba
sublative neonra neonokra
allative neonhoz neonokhoz
elative neonból neonokból
delative neonról neonokról
ablative neontól neonoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
neoné neonoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
neonéi neonokéi
Possessive forms of neon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. neonom neonjaim
2nd person sing. neonod neonjaid
3rd person sing. neonja neonjai
1st person plural neonunk neonjaink
2nd person plural neonotok neonjaitok
3rd person plural neonjuk neonjaik

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Further reading edit

  • neon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Noun edit

neon n (genitive singular neons, no plural)

  1. neon

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new).

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neon m (genitive singular neoin)

  1. neon (chemical element)

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From New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter form of νέος (néos, new).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛ.on/
  • Rhymes: -ɛon
  • Hyphenation: nè‧on

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neon m (invariable)

  1. (chemistry) neon

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neon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ネオン

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter form of νέος (néos, new).

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neon n (genitive neī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) neon

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Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative neon nea
Genitive neī neōrum
Dative neō neīs
Accusative neon nea
Ablative neō neīs
Vocative neon nea

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neon n

  1. (uncountable) neon
  2. A part of neon

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From English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos).

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neon (Jawi spelling نيون)

  1. neon (chemical element)

Maltese edit

Chemical element
Ne
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian neon.

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neon m

  1. (chemistry) neon

Northern Sami edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Norwegian neon.

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  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈneːon/

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nēon

  1. neon

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Odd, no gradation
Nominative nēon
Genitive nēona
Singular Plural
Nominative nēon nēonat
Accusative nēona nēoniid
Genitive nēona nēoniid
Illative nēonii nēoniidda
Locative nēonis nēoniin
Comitative nēoniin nēoniiguin
Essive nēonin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person nēonan nēoneamẹ nēoneamẹt
2nd person nēonat nēoneattẹ nēoneattẹt
3rd person nēonis nēoneaskkạ nēoneasẹt

Further reading edit

  • Koponen, Eino, Ruppel, Klaas, Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008), Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

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From Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

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neon n (definite singular neonet, uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element with the symbol Ne)

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From Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

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neon n (definite singular neonet, uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element with the symbol Ne)

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neon m (uncountable)

  1. neon

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Internationalism; compare English neon, French néon, German Neon, ultimately from Ancient Greek νέος (néos). Doublet of nowy.

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neon m inan (related adjective neonowy)

  1. (uncountable) neon (chemical element)
  2. neon sign (sign used on buildings for advertising shops)

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neon m animal

  1. tetra (any fish of genus Paracheirodon)

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noun

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adverb

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

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neon m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of néon

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Borrowed from French néon, from English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

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  • IPA(key): /neˈon/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

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neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon (chemical element)

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Etymology edit

From New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

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  • IPA(key): /ně̞o̞ːn/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

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nèōn m (Cyrillic spelling нѐо̄н)

  1. neon

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  • neon” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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nẹ̑on m inan

  1. neon

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative néon
genitive néona
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
néon
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
néona
dative
(dajȃlnik)
néonu
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
néon
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
néonu
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
néonom

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  • neon”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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neon n (uncountable)

  1. neon

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Declension of neon 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative neon neonet
Genitive neons neonets

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Borrowed from French néon.

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  • IPA(key): [nɛon]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧on

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neon (definite accusative neonu, plural neonlar)

  1. neon (chemical element)

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Inflection
Nominative neon
Definite accusative neonu
Singular Plural
Nominative neon neonlar
Definite accusative neonu neonları
Dative neona neonlara
Locative neonda neonlarda
Ablative neondan neonlardan
Genitive neonun neonların

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neon m (invariable)

  1. neon

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From French néon, from New Latin neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon).

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neon

  1. neon (element)

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From English neon, from Ancient Greek νέον (néon), neuter of νέος (néos, new), from earlier *νέϝος (*néwos), from Proto-Hellenic *newos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

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neon m (uncountable, not mutable)

  1. neon

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  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “neon”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies