aan

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See also: -aan, aan-, 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]

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
    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.

Synonyms[edit]


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