-ane

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ānus, which forms adjectives from nouns with the sense of "belonging to" or "origin from". Doublet of English -an.

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-ane

  1. Variant of -an, usually with differentiation (germane, humane, urbane), but sometimes alone (mundane).[1]
  2. (organic chemistry) A saturated hydrocarbon; an alkane.
  3. (chemistry) A simple binary compound of hydrogen and a nonmetal or metalloid.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "-ane" in The concise Oxford dictionary of current English, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1919.

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French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ane m

  1. (chemistry) -ane

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Category French words suffixed with -ane not found



Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-āne

  1. vocative masculine singular of -ānus

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish -án.

Suffix[edit]

-ane m

  1. A suffix used to derives instruments, diminutives, and other nouns from primary nouns in Manx.
    mair ("finger") → mairane ("thimble")
    mooar ("big") → mooarane ("a large amount, many, much")
    shirgey ("mummification") → shirgane ("mummy")
    tonn ("wave") → tonnane ("ripple, wavelet")

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ane m, f

  1. Used to form regular definite plurals of most masculine nouns.
    Ein båt, alle båtane.
    A boat; all the boats.
  2. Used to form regular definite plurals of some feminine nouns.
    Ei dronning, alle dronningane.
    A queen; all the queens.

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