Alanus

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Etymology[edit]

Unclear origin. Maybe from a Celtic language, Latinization of the name of Breton saints, cognate with English Alan and French Alain; or maybe from the Latin adjective Alanus/Alana (member of the Alan people).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Alānus m (feminine Alāna, neuter Alānum); first/second declension

  1. of or pertaining to the Alan tribe.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative Alānus Alāna Alānum Alānī Alānae Alāna
genitive Alānī Alānae Alānī Alānōrum Alānārum Alānōrum
dative Alānō Alānae Alānō Alānīs Alānīs Alānīs
accusative Alānum Alānam Alānum Alānōs Alānās Alāna
ablative Alānō Alānā Alānō Alānīs Alānīs Alānīs
vocative Alāne Alāna Alānum Alānī Alānae Alāna

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Noun[edit]

Alānus m (genitive Alānī); second declension

  1. a member of the Alan tribe.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Alānus Alānī
genitive Alānī Alānōrum
dative Alānō Alānīs
accusative Alānum Alānōs
ablative Alānō Alānīs
vocative Alāne Alānī

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Proper noun[edit]

Alānus m (genitive Alānī); second declension

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Alan; the male variant of Alana.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Alānus Alānī
genitive Alānī Alānōrum
dative Alānō Alānīs
accusative Alānum Alānōs
ablative Alānō Alānīs
vocative Alāne Alānī

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

Alanus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

  1. ^ Alano; in: Roberto Faure, Diccionario de nombres propios, 2007, ISBN 978-84-670-2375-6