tuan

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See also: Tuan, tuān, tuán, tuǎn, and tuàn

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tuan.

Noun[edit]

tuan

  1. mister (title of adult male)

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuan (Jawi spelling توان)

  1. mister (title of adult male)

Descendants[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tuan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tuān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tuán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tuǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tuàn.

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.