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Bonn

Bonn

See also: bon and bonn

English

Proper noun

Bonn

  1. A city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which was the former capital of West Germany

Translations


Estonian

Proper noun

Bonn

  1. Bonn

German

Etymology

From Old High German/Medieval Latin Bonna, from Latin Castra Bonnensia. Folk etymology proposes origin from dedication to Saint Boniface via Vulgar Latin *Bonnifatia, but this is false.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Bonn n (genitive Bonns)

  1. Bonn

Portuguese

Proper noun

Bonn f

  1. Bonn (a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Synonyms

bonn

bonn

See also: bon and Bonn

Irish

Noun

bonn m (genitive singular boinn, nominative plural boinn)

  1. sole, pad
  2. foothold
  3. foundation, basis
  4. premise
  5. (automotive) tire
  6. track
  7. (mathematics) base, radix
  8. (sailing) cill
Declension
Synonyms
  • (foundation): fotha
  • (tire): bonn rotha
  • (base, radix): bonnuimhir
  • (cill): bonn poill
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Irish bonn (coin, piece of money).

Noun

bonn m (genitive singular boinn, nominative plural boinn)

  1. coin
  2. medal
Declension
Synonyms
  • (coin): bonn airgid
  • (medal): bonn comórtha
Derived terms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bonn bhonn mbonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Middle Irish bonn (sole of the foot), from Proto-Celtic *bundos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn with metathesis.

Noun

bonn m (genitive singular buinn, plural buinn or bonnan)

  1. base, bottom, foot
  2. sole
    bonn na bròige - the sole of the shoe
    bonn na coise - the sole of the foot
    bonn na stocainn - the sole of the sock
  3. article, clause
  4. coin
  5. medal

Derived terms