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4 letters words from 'bona'

BONA 6 

3 letters words from 'bona'

ABO 5BAN 5
BOA 5BON 5
NAB 5NOB 5
OBA 5 

2 letters words from 'bona'

AB 4AN 2
BA 4BO 4
NA 2NO 2
OB 4ON 2

All 4 letters words made out of bona

bona obna bnoa nboa onba noba boan oban baon abon oabn aobn bnao nbao bano abno nabo anbo onab noab oanb aonb naob anob

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Definitions and meaning of bona

bona

Alternative forms

  • bonar

Etymology

Borrowed from Sabir bona (good), from Italian buono (good), from Latin bonus (good), from Old Latin duenos (good), from Proto-Italic *dwenos (good), from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbəʊnə/
  • Rhymes: -əʊnə

Adjective

bona (comparative more bona, superlative most bona)

  1. (Polari) Good.

Synonyms

  • See Thesaurus:good

Antonyms

  • cod (Polari)
  • See Thesaurus:bad

Derived terms

  • bona omi, bona nochy, bona vardering

Adverb

bona (comparative more bona, superlative most bona)

  1. (Polari) Well.

See also

  • bona fide

References

Anagrams

  • AONB, Abon, Bano, Oban, baon

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.nə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɔna

Adjective

bona f

  1. feminine singular of bo

Esperanto

Etymology

Common Romance, ultimately from Latin bonus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbo.na/
  • Hyphenation: bo‧na
  • Rhymes: -ona

Adjective

bona (accusative singular bonan, plural bonaj, accusative plural bonajn)

  1. good
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      Mensoganto devas havi bonan memoron.
      A liar has to have a good memory.
    Antonym: malbona

Fanagalo

Etymology

From Zulu -bona, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

bona

  1. to see

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from Esperanto bonaFrench bonItalian buonoSpanish bueno, ultimately from Latin bonus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbona/

Adjective

bona

  1. good
    Antonym: mala

Related terms


Italian

Adjective

bona f

  1. Feminine singular of adjective bono.

Ladin

Adjective

bona f

  1. feminine singular of bon

Lala (South Africa)

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bóna

  1. to see

Latin

Pronunciation

  • bona: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.na/, [ˈbɔ.na]
  • bona: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.na/, [ˈbɔː.na]
  • bonā: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.naː/, [ˈbɔ.naː]
  • bonā: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈbo.na/, [ˈbɔː.na]

Etymology 1

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective 1

bona

  1. inflection of bonus (good):
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective 2

bonā

  1. ablative feminine singular of bonus

Etymology 2

Feminine of the noun bonus (a good man).

Noun 1

bona f (genitive bonae); first declension

  1. A good or brave woman.
Declension

First-declension noun.

Noun 2

bonā

  1. ablative singular of bona

Etymology 3

Inflection of the noun bonum.

Noun

bona

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of bonum (a good thing)

References

  • bona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bona in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • bona in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • bona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bona in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Northern Ndebele

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bóna

  1. to see
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Northern Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

bona

  1. to see

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *baunō, whence also Old Saxon bōna, Old English bēan, Old Norse baun. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ-.

Noun

bōna f

  1. (botany) A bean

Descendants

  • Middle High German: bōne
    • Alemannic German: Bone
    • German: Bohne
    • Luxembourgish: Boun

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbona/

Noun

bona

  1. genitive singular of bun

Mutation


Old Occitan

Adjective

bona f

  1. feminine singular of bon

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *baunō, whence also Old English bēan, Old Frisian bāne, Old High German bōna, Old Norse baun. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ-.

Noun

bōna f

  1. (botany) A bean

Descendants

  • Middle Low German: bōne
    • German Low German: Bohn
      Plautdietsch: Boon
    • Westrobothnian: bø̂n

Phuthi

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bóna

  1. to see
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Rwanda-Rundi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bóna (infinitive kubóna, perfective -bônye)

  1. to see
  2. to find, get

Serbo-Croatian

Interjection

bóna (Cyrillic spelling бо́на)

  1. (Bosnia, informal) a way of addressing a familiar female

See also

  • bȍlan

References

  • “bona” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

bona

  1. to see

Southern Ndebele

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bôna

  1. to see
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.

Swazi

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bóna

  1. to see
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish

Etymology 1

Noun

bona

  1. definite plural of bo

Etymology 2

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

Verb

bona

  1. to wax or polish a floor
  2. (rare or archaic) to equip, to decorate, to dress, to wrap (see also ombona)
Conjugation

See also

  • böna
  • dona
  • ombona

Anagrams

  • boan, nabo

Venetian

Adjective

bona f

  1. feminine singular of bon

Xhosa

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɓoːná]

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɓoːná]

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bôna

  1. to see
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms
  • -bonisa
  • -bonisisa

Zulu

Etymology 1

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɓoːná/

Pronoun

boná

  1. they, them; class 2 absolute pronoun.
Inflection

Etymology 2

From Proto-Nguni *boná.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɓoːná/

Pronoun

boná

  1. it; class 14 absolute pronoun.
Inflection

Etymology 3

From Proto-Nguni *-bóná, from Proto-Bantu *-bóna.

Verb

-bôna

  1. (transitive) to see
  2. (transitive) to understand, to comprehend
  3. (transitive) to recognise
  4. (transitive) to seek out, to visit
Inflection
Derived terms
  • -bonela (applicative)
  • -bonisa (causative)
  • -bonisisa (intensive)
  • -bonakala (neuter-passive)
  • -bonwa (passive)
  • -bonana (reciprocal)
  • sawubona
  • umabonakude

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) goods.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)