spann

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann f (genitive singular spannar, plural spannir)

  1. pail

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spann spannin spannir spannirnar
Accusative spann spannina spannir spannirnar
Dative spann spannini spannum spannunum
Genitive spannar spannarinnar spanna spannanna

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

spann

  1. First-person singular preterite of spinnen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of spinnen.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *spannō. Cognate with Middle Dutch spanne (Dutch spanne), Old High German spanna (German Spanne), Old Norse spǫnn (Icelandic spönn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann f

  1. span (of a hand; used as a measurement, typically considered about nine inches)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann c, n

  1. bucket, pail
  2. (archaic) a measure of volume, corresponding to 73.28 liter
  3. a set of animals which together pull a cart or a sledge
  4. span; the distance between two supporting pillars of a bridge or the wing span of a bird or airplane
  5. (archaic) a measure of distance, corresponding to 148.4505 mm

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Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. past tense of spinna