آن

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See also: ان‎, أن‎, إن‎, اَِنْ‎, -ان, and ان-

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Belonging to the family ء ن ي(ʾ-n-y), “to come or draw near”, “to be at or present”, “to happen or occur“, “to come to a point in time”. Related to هُنَا(hunā, here, in this place; then, now, at this point), أَنْ(ʾan, that, that before us presently), إِن(ʾin, if possible; having the possibility to occur or happen, a chance of coming to be before us, of presenting itself), إِنَّ(ʾinna, surely; now surely, now indeed), and أَيْنَ(ʾayna, where, at which place). Related cognates with Akkadian 𒀭𒉡 (annu, now; see, look), Hebrew אָנָה('ána, whither, to where), Ugaritic 𐎀𐎐 (ản, where, at which place, to which point), Classical Syriac ܐܢ(ʾān, where, at a place; until when, how long).

Noun[edit]

آن (ʾānm

  1. time
    Synonyms: وَقْت(waqt), حِين(ḥīn), أَوَان(ʾawān)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Kurdish:
    Central Kurdish: ئان(an), عان('an)
    Southern Kurdish: ئان(an)
  • Persian: آن(ân)

Etymology 2[edit]

See above.

Verb[edit]

آنَ (ʾāna) I, non-past يَئِينُ‎‎ (yaʾīnu)

  1. to come, to near (said of time)
    Synonyms: حَانَ(ḥāna), أَنَى(ʾanā)
Conjugation[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭠𐭭(ān, that, he).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tajik): IPA(key): /ɔːn/
  • (file)

Determiner[edit]

Dari Persian آن
Iranian Persian
Tajik он (on)

آن (ân)

  1. that

Pronoun[edit]

Dari Persian آن
Iranian Persian
Tajik он (on)

آن (ân)

  1. that
  2. it
  3. she
  4. he

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “ān”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 8