clan

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See also: Clan and član

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic clann (progeny, race), from Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta (shoot, offspring).

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clan (plural clans)

  1. (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  2. A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  3. Any association of people behaving clannishly.
  4. (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  5. A badger colony.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English clan, from Scottish Gaelic clann (progeny, race), from Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta (shoot, offspring). As such, it forms a doublette with plant (plant, flora).

Noun[edit]

clan m (plural clans, diminutive clannetje n)

  1. clan

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

clan m (plural clans)

  1. clan

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Italian[edit]

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clan m (invariable)

  1. clan
  2. team
  3. gang

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

clan m (plural clanes)

  1. clan