dan

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Korean (dan)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dan (plural dans)

  1. A rank of black belt in martial arts
  2. Someone who has achieved a level of black belt

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

dan (plural dans)

  1. (mining) A small truck or sledge used in coal mines.

Etymology 3[edit]

Old English

Noun[edit]

dan

  1. (obsolete) A title of honour equivalent to "master" or "sir".
    • Spenser
      Old Dan Geoffry, in gently spright / The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell.
    • Thomson
      What time Dan Abraham left the Chaldee land.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch dan.

Adverb[edit]

dan

  1. then

Conjunction[edit]

dan

  1. than

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dan

  1. then, at that time (in the future)
    Morgen wordt het beter weer, maar dan moet ik weer naar mijn werk.
    Tomorrow the weather will be better, but then I must go to work again.
  2. then, after that
    Eerst moet je je tanden poetsen, dan mag je naar bed.
    First you need to brush your teeth, then you may go to bed.
  3. then, in that case
    Als het regent of sneeuwt, dan moet de auto toch veilig zijn.
    If it rains or snows, the car must still be safe.

Usage notes[edit]

The adverb dan is almost obligatorily used in Dutch after an imperative with a preceding conditional clause: Als u de tijd hebt, bezoekt u dan in ieder geval de haven. – "If you have the time, be sure to visit the harbour."

Synonyms[edit]

  • (in the past) toen

Conjunction[edit]

dan

  1. than (in comparison)
    Ik ben ouder dan jij.
    I am older than you.

Synonyms[edit]

  • als (non-standard)

Preposition[edit]

dan

  1. but, except
    Niets dan liefde.
    Nothing but love.

Noun[edit]

dan c (plural dans)

  1. Unit of grading proficiency greater than black-belt in Japanese martial arts

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dan m (plural dans)

  1. dan

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

dan

  1. third-person plural present indicative of dar

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay dan.

Conjunction[edit]

dan

  1. and (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dan

  1. rōmaji reading of だん

Kurdish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dan

  1. To give, to grant, to provide with

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Preposition[edit]

dan

  1. in front of, before

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dan

  1. rafsi of danti.

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

dan (Jawi spelling دان)

  1. and (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera)

Descendants[edit]


Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذا (ḏā), plus accusative case ending اً (-an)

Determiner[edit]

dan (feminine din, plural dawn)

  1. this

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of dàn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dan

  1. don

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dьnь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic, from Proto-Indo-European *déi-no-, ultimately from *dyew-, *dyeu- (to shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dȃn m (Cyrillic spelling да̑н)

  1. day

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dьnь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic, ultimately from *dyew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dán m inan (genitive dnéva or dné, nominative plural dnévi)

  1. day
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See dati.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dán (not comparable)

  1. given
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dan

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

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dan

  1. Contraction of dagen., definite singular of dag, sometimes written da'n

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

dan (uncountable)

  1. thanks

Declension[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Preposition[edit]

dan

  1. soft mutation of tan (under)
Mutation[edit]
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tan dan nhan than

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

dan

  1. (colloquial, North Wales) first-person plural present of bod

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dan ddan nan unchanged