lian

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See also: liān, lián, liǎn, and liàn

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lian c (singular definite lianen, plural indefinite lianer)

  1. liana

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lian

  1. accusative singular of lia

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lian

  1. Genitive singular form of lika.

Anagrams[edit]


Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin ligamen (bond), from ligare (to bind), present active infinitive of ligo.

Noun[edit]

lian m (plural lians)

  1. link (of chain)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of liān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lián.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of liǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of liàn.

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.