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Croatian

Noun

fȏn m.

  1. (linguistics) phone

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Verb

fon

  1. to spin

See also


Italian

Etymology

Originally a brandname, from German Fön, from Föhn, a warm, dry wind.

Noun

fon m. inv.

  1. hairdryer, blowdryer

Synonyms


Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *fangan, *fanhan, from an Indo-European root *pang-, *pank-. Cognate with Old Frisian , Old Saxon fahan (Dutch vangen), Old High German fahan (German fangen), Old Norse (Swedish ), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌷𐌰𐌽. The IE root is also the source of Latin pangere ‘fix’.

Pronunciation

Verb

fōn (class VII strong: third-person sg present fēhþ, third-person sg preterite fēng, preterite plural fēngon, past participle (ġe)fangen)

  1. to seize

Derived terms

Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *afana, whence also Old Saxon fan

Preposition

fon

  1. from

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