pian

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See also: piān, pián, piǎn, and piàn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Portuguese pian, epian, or Spanish pian, from the native name in South America.

Noun[edit]

pian (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) yaws

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pian

  1. accusative singular of pia

Finnish[edit]

(index pi)

Etymology[edit]

Singular instructive form of pika-.

Adverb[edit]

pian (comparative pikemmin, superlative pikimmin)

  1. soon
    Tule pian!
    Come soon!

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin poena (punishment, pain), from Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ, penalty)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pian f (genitive péine, nominative plural pianta)

  1. pain

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pian (present analytic pianann, future analytic pianfaidh, verbal noun pianadh, past participle pianta)

  1. to pain
  2. to punish

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pian phian bpian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pian

  1. apocopic form of piano

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of piān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pián.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of piǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of piàn.

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.

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

pian f

  1. pain

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pian phian bian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pian n (plural piane)

  1. piano

Declension[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

pian f (genitive péin, plural piantan, pianta, or piantaidh)

  1. pain, pang, torture, torment, anguish, trouble, sorrow
  2. punishment

Verb[edit]

pian (verbal noun pianadh)

  1. to torment, torture, pain
  2. to distress, annoy
  3. to punish

Synonyms[edit]

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