Rand

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See also: rand, RAND, and rând

English[edit]

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From Afrikaans, from Dutch rand; compare English rand.

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the Rand

  1. (South Africa) The Witwatersrand, a gold-mining geographic area also known as the Reef in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, of which the principal city is Johannesburg.

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Rand

  1. A surname​.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German rant, cognate with English rand.

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Noun[edit]

Rand m (genitive Randes or Rands, plural Ränder)

  1. edge, brink, rim (outer part of something)
  2. ledge, margin
    am Randein the margin

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German rant.

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Rand m (plural Ränner)

  1. edge, border
  2. margin (e.g. of a page)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German rind.

Noun[edit]

Rand n (plural Ranner, diminutive Rëndchen)

  1. a bovine mammal, for example a cow or ox