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3 letters words from 'bon'

BON 5NOB 5

2 letters words from 'bon'

BO 4NO 2
OB 4ON 2

All 3 letters words made out of bon

bon obn bno nbo onb nob

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bon. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bon.

Definitions and meaning of bon

bon

Abinomn

Noun

bon

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin bonus.

Adjective

bon (feminine bone, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones, comparative moillous, superlative moillous)

  1. good

Antonyms

  • mau
  • mauvois

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan bon, from Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈbɔn/

Adjective

bon

  1. good; alternative form of bo

Usage notes

The form bon is used as the masculine singular form when the adjective precedes the noun, and bo is used in all other cases.

Related terms

  • , ben
  • bondat

Cimbrian

Etymology 1

From Middle High German von, from Old High German fon (from). Cognate with German von.

Preposition

bon

  1. (Sette Comuni, + dative) from, of
Alternative forms
  • vo (Luserna)
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Contraction

bon

  1. bon + in, from the, of the

References

  • “bon” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Danish

Etymology

From French bon.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔnɡ/, [b̥ʌŋ]

Noun

bon c (singular definite bonen, plural indefinite boner)

  1. receipt

Declension

Further reading

  • “bon” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “bon” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French bon.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔn/
  • Hyphenation: bon
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun

bon m (plural bonnen or bons, diminutive bonnetje n)

  1. receipt
  2. (Netherlands) ticket, fine (e.g. for speeding)
  3. voucher

Derived terms

  • op de bon

Descendants

  • Indonesian: bon

Franco-Provençal

Etymology

From Latin bonus (good).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃/

Adjective

bon m (feminine singular bôna, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bônes, comparative mélyor, superlative lo mélyor)

  1. good
    Coment el est bon de vos vêre !
  2. right, correct
    Tôtes voutres rèponses sont bônes !
  3. (slang, slightly vulgar, of a woman) sexy
    Cela fèna est vrébôna !

Antonyms

  • môvés, mal

Related terms

  • bien
  • bontât

French

Etymology

From Middle French bon, from Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good), from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃/, (before a vowel) /bɔn‿/
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃
  • Homophones: bond, bonds, bons

Adjective

bon (feminine singular bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes, comparative meilleur)

  1. good
  2. right, correct
  3. (slang, slightly derogatory, of a woman) sexy, hot, smoking hot

Usage notes

Only three French adjectives have an irregular comparative: bon, mauvais (pire) and petit (moindre).

Antonyms

  • mauvais, mal

Derived terms

  • bon enfant
  • bonnasse
  • bonjour

Related terms

  • bien
  • bonté

Noun

bon m (plural bons)

  1. voucher, ticket, coupon
    Synonyms: coupon, billet

Descendants

  • German: Bon

Further reading

  • “bon” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin bonus (good).

Noun

bon

  1. good

Adjective

bon m (feminine buine)

  1. good

Antonyms

  • trist, cjatîf, brut, frait

Related terms

  • ben
  • bontât

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese bom. Cognates with Kabuverdianu bon.

Adjective

bon

  1. good

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French bon (good).

Adjective

bon

  1. good

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈboːn]
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun

bon (plural bonok)

  1. voucher

Usage notes

It is usually pronounced with a long o but the correct spelling is bon and not bón.

Declension


Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔn/
  • Hyphenation: bon

Etymology 1

From Dutch bon (receipt), from French bon. Cognate of Danish bon (receipt).

Noun

bon (plural, first-person possessive bonku, second-person possessive bonmu, third-person possessive bonnya)

  1. receipt.

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Dutch bond (bond), from Middle Dutch bund, from Proto-Germanic *bandaz, *bandiz (band, fetter). Cognate of English bond.

Noun

bon (plural, first-person possessive bonku, second-person possessive bonmu, third-person possessive bonnya)

  1. union, association, guild.
    Synonym: perserikatan

Further reading

  • “bon” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Interlingua

Adjective

bon (comparative melior, superlative le melior or le optime)

  1. good

Japanese

Romanization

bon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぼん

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese bom.

Adjective

bon

  1. good

Ladin

Etymology

From Latin bonus.

Adjective

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones)

  1. able
  2. good
  3. probable

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • ban, bone, bane, boon

Etymology

From Old English bān, in turn from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔːn/

Noun

bon (plural bones)

  1. bone

Derived terms

  • bakbon
  • schulder bone
  • bonwort

Descendants

  • English: bone
  • Geordie English: byen
  • Scots: bane, bean, bain
  • Yola: bane

Middle French

Alternative forms

  • (some manuscripts)

Etymology

From Old French bon.

Adjective

bon m (feminine singular bonne, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonnes) (comparative meilleur, superlative meilleur)

  1. good (virtuous, having positive qualities)

Descendants

  • French: bon

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːn/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *bōnō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to shine).

Noun

bōn f (nominative plural bōna)

  1. ornament
Related terms
  • bōnian
  • ġebōned

Etymology 2

Shortening of bōgan.

Verb

bōn

  1. Alternative form of bōgan

Old French

Alternative forms

  • boen, boun, buen, bun

Etymology

From Latin bonus, from Proto-Italic *dwenos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bon/
  • Rhymes: -on

Adjective

bon m (oblique and nominative feminine singular bone, comparative meillor, superlative meillor)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

Declension

Related terms

  • bien
  • bonté / bunté

Descendants

  • Middle French: bon
    • French: bon
  • Picard: boin
  • Walloon: bon
  • Middle English: boon, bone
    • English: boon
    • Scots: boon

Old Occitan

Alternative forms

  • bo

Etymology

From Latin bonus.

Adjective

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bonas)

  1. good (not evil)
  2. good (not of poor quality)

Descendants

  • Catalan: bo, bon
  • Occitan: bon

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Portuguese bom and Kabuverdianu bon.

Adjective

bon

  1. good

Slovene

Etymology

From German Bon.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bóːn/

Noun

bọ̑n m inan

  1. voucher

Inflection


Sranan Tongo

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch boom.

Noun

bon

  1. tree

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːn/

Noun

bon

  1. definite singular of bo
  2. indefinite plural of bo

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English bone.

Noun

bon

  1. bone

Venetian

Alternative forms

  • bòn, bón

Etymology

From Latin bonus. Compare Italian buono.

Adjective

bon m (feminine singular bona, masculine plural boni, feminine plural bone) (Alternative masculine plural: buni)

  1. good

Volapük

Noun

bon (nominative plural bons)

  1. bean

Declension

Derived terms

  • bonik

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French bon, from Latin bonus (good).

Adjective

bon

  1. good

Antonyms

  • måva, mwais

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) good.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)