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A regular pentagon

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French pentagone, from Late Latin pentagonum, from Ancient Greek πεντάγωνον (pentágōnon), noun use of the neuter of the adjective πεντάγωνος (pentágōnos, five-angled), from πέντε (pénte, five) + -γωνος (-gōnos, angled).

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  • (US, Canada) enPR: pĕn'təgŏn, IPA(key): /ˈpɛn.tə.ɡɑn/
  • (UK) enPR: pĕn'təgən, IPA(key): /ˈpɛn.tə.ɡən/
  • Hyphenation: pen‧ta‧gon
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NounEdit

pentagon (plural pentagons)

  1. (geometry) A polygon with five sides and five angles.
  2. A fort with five bastions.

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pentagon c (singular definite pentagonen, plural indefinite pentagoner)

  1. pentagon

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From penta- +‎ -gon

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pentagon m (definite singular pentagonen, indefinite plural pentagoner, definite plural pentagonene)

  1. (geometry) a pentagon

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From penta- +‎ -gon

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pentagon m (definite singular pentagonen, indefinite plural pentagonar, definite plural pentagonane)

  1. (geometry) a pentagon

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