aan

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See also: -aan, aan-, ån, and A.A.N.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch aan.

Adverb[edit]

aan

  1. on

Preposition[edit]

aan

  1. at; on
  2. to

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • an (see usage notes below)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

aan (+ dative or accusative)

  1. (most dialects) on; at
  2. (most dialects) to

Usage notes[edit]

  • As an actual preposition the short-vowel variant an is equally common or preferred, but only aan is used in adverbial uses, e.g. as a prefix (aanmaache, aanfange, etc.).

Derived terms[edit]

  • draan
  • eraan
  • aam, am (contraction with the masculine and neuter dative of the definite article)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch āne, from Old Dutch ana, from Proto-Germanic *ana.

Preposition[edit]

aan

  1. on
  2. to

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aan

  1. on

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aan (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. on (functional, operational)
  2. (slang, said of parties) amazing, lit
    Synonyms: gaande
    Zijn huisfeest gisteren was echt aan, al tijden niet zo naar mijn zin gehad.
    His house party yesterday was seriously amazing, haven't enjoyed myself that much in a long time.

Fula[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aan

  1. you (second person singular emphatic pronoun)

Usage notes[edit]


Kiput[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-North Sarawak *aqal.

Noun[edit]

aan

  1. chicken

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ān, ēn (one), from Proto-Germanic *ainaz (one), from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one). Cognate with West Frisian ien (one), Scots ane (one), English one. More at one.

Pronoun[edit]

aan

  1. one

Numeral[edit]

aan

  1. one

Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

aan

  1. body