Complete Definition of "on"

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English

rank|be|at|by|22|on|her|which|have

Pronunciation
w:Received Pronunciation|RP: AHD|Ån, IPA|/Én/, SAMPA|/Qn/
w:General American|GenAm?: IPA|/Én/ or IPA|/Én/, SAMPA|/An/
audio|en-us-on.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|Én

Etymology
Old English on, originally an. From Germanic *ana.
Related forms: Îld German ana (new German an), Îld Dutch an, ane (aan), Îld Frisian ana, Gothic ana, Îld Norse/Icelandic/Faeroese á, Danish/Swedish/Norwegian pÃ¥. Possibly related to Greek á¼Î½Î¬ (upward).

Preposition
Image:Encima.png|thumb|A green pepper on a box(1)
on

  1. Positioned at the upper surface of, touching from above.

#: on the table

  1. covering
  2. At the date of.

#: Born on the 4th of July.

  1. deal|Dealing with the subject of, about, or concerning something.

#: A book on history.
#: The World Summit on the Information Society.

  1. touch|Touching; hanging from.

#: I have no money on me.
#: The fruit on the trees.
#: The painting hangs on the wall.

  1. context|mathematics|mapping both from and to|a function on "V" Having V as both domain and codomain.
  2. context|mathematics|mapping both from and to|an operator on "V" Having V<sup>n</sup> as domain and V as codomain.
  3. Because of, or due to something.

#: To arrest someone on suspicion of bribery.
#: To contact someone on a hunch.
#: The stock price increased on news of a new product.

Derived terms
depend on

Translations
trans-top|positioned at the upper surface of
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Chinese: å¨ (zài)
Czech: na
Dutch: op
Esperanto: sur
Finnish: päällä, yllä
French: sur
German: auf
Greek: ÏάνÏ, Ïε
Hebrew: ×¢× ×¤× ×
Hungarian: -n/-on/-en/-ön (superessive case)
Irish: ar#Irish|ar
Italian: su
trans-mid
Japanese: ä¹ã (nóru), ...ã®ä¸ã« (...no ue ni)
Korean: ...ìì (...wi-e)
Maltese: fuq
Novial: sur
Polish: na
Portuguese: na, no, sobre
Russian: на#Russian|на
Scottish Gaelic: air
Slovak: na
Slovene: na
Spanish: en, sobre
Swedish: på, ovanpå
Yiddish: ××××£ (oyf)
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trans-top|covering
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Dutch: over
Esperanto: sur
Finnish: päällä, yllä
French: sur
German: über
Greek: ÏάνÏ
Hebrew: ××ס×
trans-mid
Hungarian: -n/-on/-en/-ön (superessive case)
Novial: sur
Portuguese: em
Russian: на#Russian|на
Slovene: na
Spanish: en, sobre
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trans-top|at the date of
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Czech: dne
Dutch: op
Esperanto: je
Finnish: päällä, yllä
German: an
Hebrew: ×ת×ר××
trans-mid
Hungarian: -n/-on/-en/-ön (superessive case)
Maltese: fi
Novial: pri
Portuguese: na, no
Russian: в#Russian|в
Slovak: dÅa
Slovene: na
Swedish: på (not always translated)
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trans-top|dealing with the subject of
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Czech: o
Dutch: over
Esperanto: pri
Finnish: päällä, yllä
French: sur
German: über
trans-mid
Greek: ÏάνÏ
Hebrew: ×× ×ש×
Novial: sur, kun
Portuguese: na, no
Slovene: na
Spanish: sobre
Swedish: om
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trans-top|touching; hanging from
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Czech: na
Dutch: bij (on me), aan (on a tree)
Esperanto: sur
Finnish: päällä, yllä
French: sur
German: an, bei
Greek: ÏάνÏ
Hebrew: × ×××¢, ת××× ×¢×
trans-mid
Hungarian: -n/-on/-en/-ön (superessive case)
Novial: sur
Portuguese: na, no
Slovene: na
Spanish: en, sobre
Swedish: på
trans-bottom

trans-top|in the phrase: depend on, dependent on
Arabic: ARchar|عÙÙ (unicode|Êála)
Czech: na
Dutch: van
Finnish: päällä, yllä
French: de
trans-mid
German: von
Hebrew: ת××× ×
Hungarian: -tól/-tÅl
Norwegian: av (7)
Spanish: de
Swedish: på, av, på grund av
trans-bottom

trans-top|mapping both from and to
Czech: na
Hebrew: ×-
trans-mid
Swedish: på
trans-bottom

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. active, functioning, operate|operating
  2. cricket in, or towards the half of the field on the same side as the batsman's legs; the left side for a right-handed batsman; leg

Antonyms
off

Translations
trans-top|active, functioning, operating
Czech: zapnuto
Dutch: aan, ingeschakeld
Finnish: päällä
French: allumé
German: an
trans-mid
Hungarian: bekapcsolva
Portuguese: ligado
Polish: na
Slovak: zapnuté
Spanish: encendido, conectado
Swedish: på
trans-bottom

trans-top|cricket: in, or towards the half of the field on the same side as the batsman's legs
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Adverb
on

  1. to an operate|operating state

#:turn the television on

  1. along, forwards (continuing an action)

#:drive on, rock on

Antonyms
off

Translations
trans-top|to an operating state
trans-mid
Swedish: på
trans-bottom
trans-top|continuing an action
trans-mid
Swedish: på, vidare
trans-bottom

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English adverbs
Category:English prepositions
Category:English two-letter words


Catalan

Pronoun
on

  1. where

Category:Catalan pronouns


Crimean Tatar

Cardinal number
on

  1. cardinal|lang=crh ten

Category:Crimean Tatar nouns
Category:crh:Cardinal numbers|10


Croatian

Pronoun
on

  1. he

Category:Croatian pronouns


Czech

Pronunciation
audio|Cs-on.ogg|audio

Pronoun
on

  1. he (third person personal, m 's)

Related terms
ona#Czech|ona, ono#Czech|ono
oni#Czech|oni, ony#Czech|ony

See also
já#Czech|já
ty#Czech|ty
my#Czech|my
vy#Czech|vy

Category:Czech pronouns


Dutch

Adverb
on

  1. rarely used as shorthand for oneven (odd), the prefix on- means not (corresponds to English un-)

Category:Dutch adverbs


Finnish

Etymology
inflected form of|olla

Pronunciation
Hyphenation: on
IPA|lang=fi|[on]

Verb
on

  1. # fi-form of|olla|typeverb|prthird-person|plsingular|moodindicative|tense=present

#:*se#Finnish|Se on tuolla.
#:It is there.
#:*Se on ollut tuolla.
#:
It has been there.


French

Pronoun
on

  1. one, people, someone
  2. we

Synonyms
quelqu'un
nous

Category:French pronouns


Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=ãã

  1. é³: sound; note
  2. æ©: obligation

Derived terms
on'yomi


Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *ana''

Preposition
on

  1. on

Category:Old English prepositions


Polish

Pronunciation
/IPAchar|Én/
audio|pl-on.ogg|audio

Pronoun
on (p: personal only - oni#Polish|oni, all other - one#Polish|one)

  1. he for animate, it for inanimate (third person, m s).

See also
Appendix:Polish pronouns|Declension.

Category:Polish pronouns


Slovak

Pronoun
on

  1. he (third person, personal, m s)

Related terms
ona#Polish|ona, ono#Polish|ono
oni#Polish|oni, ony#Polish|ony

See also
ja#Polish|ja
ty#Polish|ty
my#Polish|my
my#Polish|vy

Category:Slovak pronouns


Slovene

Pronoun
infl|sl|pronoun|gender=m|third-person masculine singular personal pronoun

  1. he

Related terms
ona#Slovene|ona


Swedish

Noun
on

  1. plural of letter o

Turkish

Cardinal number
on

  1. cardinal|lang=tr ten

Volapük

Cardinal number
on (bal)

  1. cardinal|lang=vo one

Pronoun
on

  1. one, neuter of person

Category:Volapük pronouns

af:on
ar:on
az:on
ca:on
cs:on
de:on
et:on
el:on
es:on
fa:on
fr:on
hr:on
io:on
id:on
it:on
ky:on
ku:on
la:on
hu:on
nl:on
ja:on
no:on
pl:on
pt:on
ru:on
simple:on
sl:on
fi:on
sv:on
ta:on
te:on
vi:on
tr:on
uk:on
vo:on
zh:on

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