Complete Definition of "ben"

see|Ben|bēn|běn|bèn|been|benn
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ben/
:rhymes|ɛn

Etymology 1
Probably representing a North African. pronunciation of Arab. ARchar|بان (bān) ‘ben tree’.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A tree, Moringa oleifera or horseradish tree of Arabia and India, which produces oil of ben.
  2. The winged seed of the ben tree.
  3. The oil of the ben seed.

Translations
trans-top|ben tree
Arabic: ARchar|بان (bān) m
trans-mid
Russian: моринга (morínga) f
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trans-top|seed of the ben tree
trans-mid
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trans-top|oil of ben
trans-mid
Russian: мориндовое масло (morindóvoje máslo) n
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Etymology 2
Arab. and Hebr. ben ('son').

Alternative spellings
Ben

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. context|usually|capitalised son|Son of (used with Hebrew and Arabic surnames).

Translations
trans-top|son of
Arabic: ARchar|بن (ben, bin) m, ARchar|ابن (ibn, ibni) m
trans-mid
Hebrew: בן (ben) m
Persian: FAchar|بن
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Etymology 3
Gael. beinn.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A Scottish or Irish mountain or high peak.

Etymology 4
OE. binnan (corresponding to by + in).

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|Scottish|Northern English The inner room of a two-room hut or shack (as opposed to the but).

Bosnian

Etymology
Turk.|bs ben#Turkish|ben.

Noun
bs-noun|g=m|benovi

  1. birthmark
  2. mole
  3. naevus

Synonyms
mladež#Bosnian|mladež


Danish

Noun
infl|da|noun

  1. leg
  2. bone

Dutch

Verb
infl|nl|verb form

  1. First-person singular of zijn.

Category:Dutch verb forms


Italian

Adverb
infl|it|adverb

  1. Short form of bene.

#:ben fatto — well done


Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hiraべん|hidxへん'

  1. 弁, 辯: speech
  2. 便: convenience, excreta
  3. 冕: crown

Kurdish

Noun
infl|ku|noun

  1. string, rope

Related terms
bend#Kurdish|bend
benî#Kurdish|benî

Derived terms
benik#Kurdish|benik
benk#Kurdish|benk


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
ben

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, bēn, běn, or bèn.

Usage notes
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Category:Mandarin pinyin


Manx

Noun
infl|gv|noun|gender=f

  1. woman

Norwegian

Alternative spellings
bein

Noun
no-noun-n1

  1. leg, bone

Scots

Etymology
OE.|sco binnan.

Noun
sco-noun

  1. The inner room of a two-room hut or shack (as opposed to the but).

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-ben.ogg|audio
IPA|ˈbeːn|lang=sv

Noun
infl|sv|noun|g=n
sv-noun-irreg-n

  1. anatomy|lang=sv leg|Leg; a body part.
  2. leg|Leg; part of trousers which covers the legs.
  3. The part of a chair or a table on which the piece furinture stands.
  4. skeleton|lang=sv bone|Bone; any of the components of an endoskeleton.
  5. skeleton|lang=sv bone|Bone; the material of the endoskeleton

Turkish

Noun
infl|tr|noun

  1. I, me
  2. ego
  3. mole, birthmark

Related terms
bana#Turkish|bana
beni#Turkish|beni
benim#Turkish|benim


Volapük

Etymology
Ultimately from L.|vo bene.

Noun
infl|vo|noun

  1. grace
  2. well-being

Synonyms
benolab

ast:ben
az:ben
da:ben
de:ben
el:ben
es:ben
fr:ben
fy:ben
ko:ben
io:ben
it:ben
ku:ben
hu:ben
nl:ben
pl:ben
pt:ben
ro:ben
ru:ben
fi:ben
sv:ben
vi:ben
tr:ben
vo:ben
zh:ben

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