lane

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See also: Lane, låne, and łáne

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lane, lone, from Old English lane, lanu (a lane, alley, avenue), from Proto-Germanic *lanō (lane, passageway), from Proto-Indo-European *ela-, *el(ʷ)-, *lā- (to drive, move, go). Cognate with Scots lone (cattle-track, by-road), Eastern Frisian lone (lane), West Frisian leane, loane (a walkway, avenue), Dutch laan (alley, avenue), Middle Low German lane (a narrow passage, cattle-track), Swedish lån (covered walkway encircling a house), Icelandic lön (a row of houses).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lane (plural lanes)

  1. A narrow passageway between fences, walls, hedges or trees
  2. A lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles
  3. A similar division of a racetrack to keep runners apart
  4. A course designated for ships or aircraft
  5. (card games) An empty space in the tableau, formed by the removal of an entire row of cards.

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French l'année (the year). 

Noun[edit]

lane

  1. year

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lane f

  1. plural form of lana

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lán, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlānos (compare Welsh llawn), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

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Adjective[edit]

lane

  1. full

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See lone.

Adjective[edit]

lane (not comparable)

  1. alone

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *olnę.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lâne/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ne

Noun[edit]

lȁne n (Cyrillic spelling ла̏не)

  1. fawn
  2. an affectionate term, dear child
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Etymology 2[edit]

Same as lȃni.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǎːne/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ne

Adverb[edit]

láne (Cyrillic spelling ла́не)

  1. last year