san

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

san

Noun[edit]

san (plural sans)

  1. A letter of the Archaic Greek alphabet (uppercase Ϻ, lowercase ϻ) that came after pi and before qoppa.

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Etymology 2[edit]

sanatorium

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

san (plural sans)

  1. (dated, informal) A sanatorium.
    • 1940, Enid Blyton, The Naughtiest Girl in the School
      "Haven't you heard?" said Belinda. "Joan's ill! She'd got a high temperature, and she's in bed in the San."

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

san f (plural sans)

  1. San; the Archaic Greek letter Ϻ (lowercase ϻ).

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Particle[edit]

san

  1. Alternative spelling of zan.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

san m (plural san)

  1. san (Greek letter)

Anagrams[edit]


Garifuna[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from French cent.

Cardinal number[edit]

san

  1. (cardinal) hundred

Haitian Creole[edit]

Numeral[edit]

san

  1. (cardinal) hundred

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˠənˠ] (before a, o, u, fha, fho, fhu)
  • IPA(key): [sˠənʲ] (before e, i, fhe, fhi)

Contraction[edit]

san

  1. preposition i + definite article an: in the (singular)

Usage notes[edit]

Used before vowel sounds and f (which lenites):

Related terms[edit]

  • sa (used before consonant sounds)
  • sna (plural)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

san m, f (invariable)

  1. san (Greek letter)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

san m (invariable)

  1. (used before a consonant) apocopic form of santo saint
    San Pietro — “Saint Peter”

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

san

  1. rōmaji reading of さん

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin sum, from Classical Latin suum

Determiner[edit]

san m (singular)

  1. (possessive) his, her, its (used to qualify masculine nouns)

Kuna[edit]

Noun[edit]

san

  1. meat

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

san

  1. rafsi of spano.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

san

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of sàn.

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.

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

sãn

  1. Alternative form of seien.

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian sunne. Cognates include West Frisian sinne.

Noun[edit]

san m

  1. (Mooring and Föhr-Amrum dialects) sun
    (Föhr-Amrum) a san gungt up
    The sun rises.
    (Föhr-Amrum) a san gungt oner
    The sun sets.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

san m (oblique plural sans, nominative singular sans, nominative plural san)

  1. Alternative form of sens.

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali চাঁদ (tʃām̐da).

Noun[edit]

san

  1. moon

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anns + an

Preposition[edit]

san

  1. in the

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is not used before nouns beginning with b, c, g, m or p, where sa' is used instead.
  • If followed by f, the f is lenited.
    facal - word
    san fhacal - in the word

Related terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, *súpnos (dream).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sȁn m (Cyrillic spelling са̏н)

  1. dream

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (in proper nouns, capitalized) San

Adjective[edit]

san m (apocopate, standard form santo)

  1. (before the noun) apocopic form of santo saint
Usage notes[edit]

Not used in front of the following names (use santo instead): Tomás, Tomé, Toribio y Domingo .

Noun[edit]

san m (plural sanes)

  1. (Dominican Republic) financial, temporal-savings scheme. The participants periodically contribute a quota to a communal pot that is given to one member, based on his/her turn amongst all the others.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

san f (plural sanes)

  1. san; the Greek letter M, ϻ

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English sun

Noun[edit]

san

  1. sun
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:15 (translation here):
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.

Derived terms[edit]


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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English sun.

Noun[edit]

san

  1. sun

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

san (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkish|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkish|{{{2}}}]])

  1. name
  2. reputation

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /s̪aːn˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʂaːŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʂaːŋ˧˥/

Noun[edit]

san

  1. review
  2. journal