Rand

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See also: rand, RAND, and rând

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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Rand

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German rant, cognate with English rand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʁant]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

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
  3. skin (layer of solid matter that forms on top of a liquid in a vessel)
    In der Flasche hat sich ein Rand gebildet.
    A skin has formed in the bottle.

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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