yan

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See also: yān, yán, yǎn, yàn, and -yan

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Along with ane and yen, a Northumbrian form of one, from the Old English ān. An example is "yan, twee, tree" for "one, two, three".

Numeral[edit]

yan

  1. (cardinal, North East England, dialect) one
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]
  • [2004], Bill Griffiths, A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1-904794-16-5, page 191:
  • [1997], Dick Leith, A Social History of English, Routledge, ISBN 0415097975, 9780415097970, page 45:

Etymology 2[edit]

From Celtic numerals, with influence from Old English ān or modern Northern English yan or yen.

Numeral[edit]

yan

  1. (cardinal, North West England, dialect) one in Cumbrian sheep counting rhyme.
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Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
References[edit]
  • [1995], Peter Wright, Cumbrian Chat, Dalesman Publishing Company, ISBN 185-568-092-0, page 7:
  • [2007], Michael A.B. Deakin, Leigh-Lancaster, David editor, The Name of the Number[1], Australian Council for Educational Research, ISBN 0864317573, retrieved on 2008-05-17, page 75:
  • [2002], Aliki Varvogli, Annie Proulx's The Shipping News: A Reader's Guide[2], Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 0826452337, retrieved on 2008-05-17, page 24-25:

Anagrams[edit]


Chamorro[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

yan

  1. and

Usage notes[edit]

Used to connect similar words or phrases. To indicate causation the alternate ya is used.

See also[edit]


Dalmatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

yan

  1. year (Vegliot)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of yān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of yán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of yǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of yàn.

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.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic *yan-, *ya-, from Proto-Turkic *yā- (side).

Noun[edit]

yan

  1. side (bounding straight edge of an object)
    Erkek eşyalarımın yanında oturuyordu - The man was sitting beside my belongings


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at side. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see yan in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008