lan

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Article[edit]

lan

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notes[edit]

Use this word only after a word that ends with a nasal vowel and an oral (non-nasal) consonant, in that order, and when it modifies a singular noun.

See also[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lan

  1. rafsi of lanme.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

lan

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-; cognate with Upper Lusatian len, Polish len, Czech len, Russian лён (ljón), Old Church Slavonic льнѣнъ (lĭněnŭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan m (diminutive lank)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)

Declension[edit]

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of làn.

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.

Novial[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lan

  1. her

Pronoun[edit]

lan

  1. hers

Related terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic, Ukrainian lan.

Noun[edit]

lan n (plural lanuri)

  1. field (arable land)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ.

Noun[edit]

lȁn m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏н)

  1. flax

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. wool

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. sweet

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lan

  1. to spread, to run

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. Mutated form of llan.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llan lan unchanged unchanged