Tran

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See also: tran, trán, trăn, Trần, trần, and trận

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglicization of Vietnamese Trần. Doublet of Tan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tran (plural Trans)

  1. A surname from Vietnamese.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Vietnamese Trần.

Proper noun[edit]

Tran

  1. a surname from Vietnamese

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Vietnamese Trần.

Proper noun[edit]

Tran ?

  1. a surname from Vietnamese

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tʁaːn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Tran
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German trān (tear), from Old Saxon *trahn, Proto-Germanic *trahnuz. Doublet of Träne.

Noun[edit]

Tran m (strong, genitive Tranes or Trans, plural Trane)

  1. train oil; oil extracted from the fatty tissue (blubber) of certain polar mammals
    Synonym: Polaröl
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Descendants[edit]
  • Polish: tran

Etymology 2[edit]

From Etymology 1 above in the sense of "drops (tears) of alcohol." Compare Träne.

Noun[edit]

Tran m (strong, genitive Tranes or Trans, plural Trane)

  1. delirium (chiefly used in the expression im Tran)

Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Tran on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Tran” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Tran” in Duden online
  • Tran” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon