אן

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *šim.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

אן (transliteration needed)

  1. if

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew אָוֶן(āwen), from Egyptian jwnw (Heliopolis)

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Proper noun[edit]

אֹן‏ (on)

  1. Heliopolis

Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic أَنْ(ʾan).

Conjunction[edit]

אן (ʾan)

  1. to
    • Genesis 1:3 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      ושא אללה אן יכון נור פכאן נור׃‎‎
      wašāʾa llāhu ʾan yakūna nūrun fakāna nūrun.
      And God willed there to be light, and then there was light.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَنَّ(ʾanna).

Conjunction[edit]

אן (ʾanna)

  1. that

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic إِنْ(ʾin), from Proto-Semitic *šim.

Conjunction[edit]

אן (ʾin)

  1. if

Etymology 4[edit]

From Arabic إِنَّ(ʾinna).

Particle[edit]

אן (ʾinna)

  1. indeed
    • Exodus 10:1 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      תׄם קאל אללה למוסי אדכׄל אלי פרעון פאני קד קוית קלבה וקלב קואדה לכי אחל אפאתי הדׄה בהם׃‎‎
      ṯumma qāla llāhu limūsā dḵul ʾilā firʿawna faʾinnī qad qawwaytu qalbahu waqalba quwwādihi likay ʾuḥilla ʾāfātī hāḏihi bahum.
      Then God said to Moses: Come to Pharaoh for [indeed] I have just strengthened his heart and the the heart of his commanders so that I might set upon them these my plagues.

Yiddish[edit]

Determiner[edit]

אן (an)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of אַן(an).

Preposition[edit]

אן (on)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of אָן(on).