- Bnabbrev.1. Baron2. battalion: also bn
* * *Common Semitic noun *bn-, son, and feminine derivative *bint-, daughter.I. Common Semitic *bn-.1.b. Barabbas, from Aramaic bar-ʾabbā, son of the father (probably a nickname, or a joking name for a bastard; ʾabbā, father; see ʾb);2.a. B'nai B'rith, from Hebrew bənê, plural bound form of bēn, son;b. Benjamin, from Hebrew binyāmîn, son of the right hand, from bin-, frozen bound form of bēn (yāmîn, right hand, south; see ymn).II. Common Semitic *bint-.1.
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