án

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse án, ón, from Proto-Germanic *ēnu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈauːn/
    Rhymes: -auːn
  • IPA(key): /ˈaun/ (when forming a phonetic unit with an unaccented pronoun, e.g. án þess (without it): IPA(key): /ˈaun.ðɛs/)

Preposition[edit]

án

  1. (with genitive) without

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

án (genitive singular masculine áin, genitive singular feminine áine, plural ána, comparative áine)

  1. bright, brilliant
  2. splendid, noble

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
án n-án hán not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

án (Zhuyin ㄢˊ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of
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Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of án – see (“to push; to press; to put aside; etc.”).
(This character, án, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)
For pronunciation and definitions of án – see (“Prefix for kinship terms., etc.”).
(This character, án, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

án f (genitive áine)

  1. verbal noun of aigid

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
án unchanged n-án
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ēnu.

Preposition[edit]

án

  1. without
    1. (with genitive)
    2. (with dative)
    3. (with accusative)

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: án
  • Faroese: ón
  • Middle English: *on, on-

References[edit]

  • án in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

án

  1. criminal case
  2. sentence (judicial order for punishment)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

án (𢭬)

  1. to impede visibility by using the body of something