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gon-

gon- Examples

  1. variant of gono- before a vowel: gonidium.

-gon

  1. a combining form meaning “angled,” “angular,” used in the formation of compound words: polygon; pentagon.

Compare gonio-. Origin of -gon Greek -gōnos, derivative of gōnía angle, akin to góny knee Examples from the Web for gon Contemporary Examples of gon

  • I think 2014 was my big rock and roll year, and 2015 is gonna be a really good year to hang around the house.

    Deer Tick’s John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll

    James Joiner

    January 2, 2015

  • She was gonna be in New York and wanted to hang around for New Years and hopefully be able to stay long enough to meet our baby.

    Deer Tick’s John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll

    James Joiner

    January 2, 2015

  • But when he heard “A Change Is Gonna Come,” he asked to hear it again.

    How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’

    Peter Guralnick

    December 28, 2014

  • He was gonna join the fight, you know, really he was, got his ninja getup fitted and everything.

    The Scared Widdle Kitty of ISIS

    Jacob Siegel

    December 12, 2014

  • No, we think, “Ugh, now who is gonna clean all the blood from the street!”

    What It Feels Like For a Girl in Iraq

    Noor

    November 6, 2014

  • Historical Examples of gon

  • Then everybody who doesn’t live on a hill is gonna be drownded.

    The Aggravation of Elmer

    Robert Andrew Arthur

  • Purpos ye to let him have your soule and if he had your soule I wene he shulde be gon.

    Shakespeare Jest-Books;

    Unknown

  • You come ‘long now wit’ Ol’ Bat, an’ git de hoss, we gon’ fin’.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx

  • He ask the man from New York, “Whut you gonna do with her when you git ‘er?”

    Slave Narratives, Oklahoma

    Various

  • Gor’ gon—a monster of fearful aspect, a daughter of Phorkys and Ceto.

    Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca

    Homer

  • British Dictionary definitions for gon gon- combining form

    1. a variant of gono- gonidium

    -gon n combining form

    1. indicating a figure having a specified number of anglespentagon

    Word Origin for -gon from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle gon in Medicine gon- pref.

    1. Variant ofgono-

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