یان

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

یان (-yân)

  1. A suffix forming the plural of a noun.
Usage notes[edit]

Used for singular nouns that end in ا (alef).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

یان (yân)

  1. (poetic) delusion
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Suffix[edit]

یان (-iyân)

  1. A suffix found in Iranian and Armenian surnames
  2. (humorous) a suffix forming surnames
    اسکلیان
    Oskoliyân
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      شادابیان
      Šâdâbiyân
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