baan

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See also: baañ and ban

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic. Cognate with German Bahn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baan f (plural banen, diminutive baantje n)

  1. a road, way, path
    Ik zit al acht uur op de baan. — I've sat on the road for eight hours already.
  2. a track, lane
  3. a job, professional occupation
    Ik heb een nieuwe baan. — I've got a new job.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

baan

  1. first-person singular present indicative of banen
  2. imperative of banen

Yucatec Maya[edit]

Verb[edit]

baan (transitive)

  1. to get down, to bring down fruits froms a tree.
  2. to fall down.
  3. to remove, to detach, to release.
  4. to scatter, to spread.

Inflection[edit]