besan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil.

Noun[edit]

besan (uncountable)

  1. gram flour (as used in Indian cuisine)

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

besan

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of besar

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

besan

  1. co-parent-in-law, co-parents-in-law
    • 2007, Monica Janowski, Fiona Kerlogue, Kinship and food in South East Asia, page 32, 56:
      At the head of the main ritual units stand the young couple's parents who through the marriage have become besan to each other. [] Marriage unites the parents of a bride and groom who then become besan

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From bȇs.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /běːsan/
  • Hyphenation: be‧san

Adjective[edit]

bésan (definite bȇsnī, comparative bešnji, Cyrillic spelling бе́сан)

  1. furious
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

bez- +‎ san

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /běsan/
  • Hyphenation: be‧san

Adjective[edit]

bèsan (definite bèsanī, Cyrillic spelling бѐсан)

  1. sleepless
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • besan” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • besan” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

besan

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of besar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of besar.