ان

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See also: آن, أن, and إن

Afrikaans[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ان (ən)

  1. Arabic spelling of en, alternative form of اَِنْ.

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭠𐭭 (-ān). Compare Pashto ـونه (-ona).

Suffix[edit]

ـان (-ân)

  1. A suffix forming the plural of animate nouns, with some exceptions. Becomes گان (-gân) after a silent ه (h), یان after و or ا.
Usage notes[edit]

Used mainly in writing.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ان (an)

  1. (vulgar) Alternative spelling of عن.