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EtymologyEdit

pi +‎ -on, as alteration of pi-meson.

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NounEdit

pion (plural pions)

  1. (physics) Any of three semistable mesons, having positive, negative or neutral charge, composed of up and down quarks/antiquarks.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch pion, from French pion, from Middle French pion, from Old French peon, from Late Latin pedō.

NounEdit

pion (plural pionne, diminutive pionnetjie)

  1. (chess) pawn; least valuable piece in chess
  2. a pawn; a person who has no control over their lot, usually manipulated by others to some end

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DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French pion, from Middle French pion, from Old French peon, from Late Latin pedō (footman).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pi‧on
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

NounEdit

pion m (plural pionnen, diminutive pionnetje n)

  1. (chess) pawn
  2. (boardgames, by extension) piece, pawn (generic player piece in boardgames resembling the pawn in chess)
  3. (figuratively) pawn (someone without control; one who is (easily) manipulated)
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Chess pieces in Dutch · schaakstukken (schaak + stukken) (layout · text)
           
koning koningin, dame toren loper paard pion

Etymology 2Edit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pi‧on

NounEdit

pion n (plural pionen)

  1. (physics) pion (subatomic particle)

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NounEdit

pion

  1. accusative singular of pio

FrenchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French peon, poon, paon, from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem (foot). Compare Spanish peón, Portuguese peão, Italian pedone. Doublet of péon.

NounEdit

pion m (plural pions)

  1. (chess) pawn
  2. (figuratively) pawn
  3. (games) counter
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NounEdit

pion m (plural pions, feminine pionne)

  1. (informal) supervisor (in a school)
See alsoEdit
Chess pieces in French · pièces d'échecs (layout · text)
           
roi dame tour fou cavalier pion

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

pion m (plural pions)

  1. (physics) pion

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch pion (pawn)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pi.on/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧on

NounEdit

pion

  1. (chess) pawn
    Synonym: bidak
  2. (physics) pion
  3. (figuratively) pioneer
    Synonyms: perintis, pelopor

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
           
raja menteri benteng gajah kuda pion, bidak

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία (paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών (Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών (paiṓn, a physician).

NounEdit

pion m (definite singular pionen, indefinite plural pioner, definite plural pionene)

  1. alternative form of peon

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία (paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών (Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών (paiṓn, a physician).

NounEdit

pion m (definite singular pionen, indefinite plural pionar, definite plural pionane)

  1. alternative form of peon

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PolishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

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pion m inan

  1. the vertical
    Ta ściana nie trzyma pionu.
    This wall is not exactly vertical.
  2. plumb line
  3. section; department
    To jest zadanie dla pionu logistycznego.
    This is a task for the logistics department.
  4. duct; riser; any installations or spaces running vertically in a building
    pion wentylacyjny – ventilation duct
  5. (by extension) flats in an apartment block sharing those installations
    W naszym pionie od rana nie ma wody.
    There has been no water in flats above and below us since morning.
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Etymology 2Edit

 
pion

French pion

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pion m inan (diminutive pionek)

  1. (chess) pawn
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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Polish · bierki szachowe (layout · text)
           
król hetman, królowa, dama wieża goniec, laufer skoczek, koń, konik pion, pionek

Etymology 3Edit

From English pion, a shortened form of pi meson

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pion m inan

  1. (physics) pion
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NounEdit

pion f

  1. genitive plural of piona

Further readingEdit

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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pion.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pion m (plural pioni)

  1. (chess) pawn

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Romanian · piese de șah (layout · text)
           
rege regină, damă tură, turn nebun cal pion

SwedishEdit

 
Swedish Wikipedia has articles on:
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NounEdit

pion c

  1. peony; a flower
  2. (physics) pion; any of the semistable π-mesons

DeclensionEdit

Declension of pion 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pion pionen pioner pionerna
Genitive pions pionens pioners pionernas