ван

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See also: bah, BAH, Bah, and bāh

Mongolian[edit]

Mongolian (PR China) ᠸᠠᠩ (wang)
Mongolian (Mongolia)
Cyrillic ван (van)

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian ᠸᠠᠩ (wang), from Mandarin (wáng). Compare also Middle Mongolian [script needed] (ong).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /waŋ̠/, [w̜äŋ̠]

Noun[edit]

ван (van)

  1. king, prince
    вант улсvant ulskingdom

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed 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)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse vanr.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (Norse 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) (+ genitive case)

  1. in front of, before
    ван кућеoutside, outdoors
  2. out of
    ван земљеabroad

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъnъ

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Adverb[edit]

ва̑н (Latin spelling vȃn)

  1. out, outside, outdoors