See also: Tonn, tónn, tönn, and tǫnn

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German tonne or German Tonne. See also tünn, which is loaned from an alternative form of the Low German word.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonn (genitive tonni, partitive tonni)

  1. ton, tonne
    See kamakas kaalub kaks tonni!
    This slab weighs two tonnes!
  2. (colloquial, of currency) thousand, grand
    Mul istub pangas viis tonni.
    I have five grand sitting in the bank.

DeclensionEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tǫnn, from Proto-Germanic *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonn f (genitive singular tannar, plural tenn)

  1. tooth

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tonn
f15 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tonn tonnin tenn tenninar
accusative tonn tonnina tenn tenninar
dative tonn tonnini tonnum tonnunum
genitive tannar tannarinnar tanna tannanna

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonn f (genitive singular toinne, nominative plural tonnta)

  1. wave
    • 2015, Proinsias Mac a' Bhaird, transl.; Maura McHugh, editor, Amhrán na Mara (fiction, paperback), Kilkenny, County Kilkenny; Howth, Dublin: Cartoon Saloon; Coiscéim, translation of Song of the Sea by Will Collins, →ISBN, page 2:
      Briseann tonnta boga in aghaidh na gcarraigeacha thíos faoi.
      Waves gently lap against the rocks below.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tonn thonn dtonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

NounEdit

tonn f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. wave, billow

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tonn honn donn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English ton.

NounEdit

tonn n (definite singular tonnet, indefinite plural tonn, definite plural tonna or tonnene)

  1. a ton (usually a metric ton (1000 kg), but it can also refer to the British or American tons)
  2. a tonne (metric ton)
  3. (nautical) a displacement ton, gross ton or net ton (depending on context)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English ton.

NounEdit

tonn n (definite singular tonnet, indefinite plural tonn, definite plural tonna)

  1. a ton (as above)
  2. a tonne (metric ton)
  3. (nautical) a displacement ton, gross ton or net ton (depending on context)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tǫnn.

NounEdit

tonn f (definite singular tonni, indefinite plural tenner, definite plural tennene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by tann

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *tundā (wave)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonn f

  1. wave
  2. outpouring
  3. sea
  4. abundance
  5. bog, swamp
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tonnL tuinnL tonnaH
Vocative tonnL tuinnL tonnaH
Accusative tuinnN tuinnL tonnaH
Genitive tuinneH tonnL tonnN
Dative tuinnL tonnaib tonnaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle Irish: tonn

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

tonn f

  1. surface
  2. land, earth
  3. skin
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tonnL
Vocative tonnL
Accusative tuinnN
Genitive tuinneH
Dative tuinnL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tonn thonn tonn
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tonn (wave, outpouring, abundance).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonn m (genitive tuinn or tuinne, plural tuinn or tonnan)

  1. wave

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TatarEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

tonn

  1. ton (a unit of weight).
26 meñ tonn = 26 thousand tons. [1]

VilamovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tanne, from Old High German tanna, from Proto-Germanic *dannǭ.

NounEdit

tonn f (plural tonna)

  1. fir

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