ван

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Mongolian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ван (van)

  1. king
    вант улсvant ulskingdom
  2. prince

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Chinese (wáng).

Noun[edit]

ван (vanm anim (genitive ва́на, nominative plural ва́ны, genitive plural ва́нов)

  1. (historical) king (in Ancient China); prince (in the Chinese Empire)
    […] в 209 г. до н. э. на террито́рии ца́рства Чу вспы́хнуло восста́ние, кото́рое возгла́вил Чэнь Шэн, объяви́вший себя́ ва́ном. [1]
    […] v dvésti devjátom godú do nášej éry na territórii cárstva Ču vspýxnulo vosstánije, kotóroje vozglávil Čɛnʹ Šɛn, obʺjavívšij sebjá vánom.
    […] in 209 BC, a rebellion arose in the lands of the Kingdom of Chu; it was led by Chen Sheng, who had declared himself king.
    Толку́ют вздор, что импера́тор собира́лся уе́хать в Маньчжу́рию, но так как на э́то бе́гство не согласи́лись ва́ны и прави́тельственные ли́ца, то он и оста́лся. [2]
    Tolkújut vzdor, što imperátor sobirálsja ujéxatʹ v Manʹčžúriju, no tak kak na éto bégstvo ne soglasílisʹ vány i pravítelʹstvennyje líca, to on i ostálsja.
    There is a wild rumor that the Emperor was intending to leave for Manchuria, but because the princes and ministers did not agree to this flight, he remained.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Чу (царство) in the Russian Wikipedia
  2. ^ К. А. Скачков, Мой дневник, 1853; from the Russian National Corpus

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse Vanr (pl. Vanir).

Noun[edit]

ван (vanm anim (genitive ва́на, nominative plural ва́ны, genitive plural ва́нов)

  1. (mythology) one of the Vanir
    война́ а́сов и ва́новvojná ásov i vánovthe Æsir–Vanir War
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъnъ

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Conjunction[edit]

ва̏н (Latin spelling vȁn)

  1. except

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъnъ

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Preposition[edit]

ва̏н (Latin spelling vȁn)

  1. (with genitive) in front of, before
    van kućeoutside, outdoors
  2. (with genitive) out of
    van zemljeabroad

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъnъ

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Adverb[edit]

ва̑н (Latin spelling vȃn)

  1. out, outside, outdoors