luan

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See also: Luan, luán, luǎn, luàn, and luận

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

luan (plural luans)

  1. Alternative spelling of lauan.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Latin leo, leonis. Compare also Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).

Noun[edit]

luan ?

  1. lion

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

luan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of luán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of luǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of luàn.

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.

Tetum[edit]

Adjective[edit]

luan

  1. large