akan

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See also: Akan, akán, and àkan

Alak[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan

  1. (Alak) woman

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑkɑn/, [ˈɑ̝kɑ̝n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑkɑn
  • Syllabification(key): a‧kan

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan

  1. genitive singular of akka

Etymology 2[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

From Akan Akan.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan

  1. Akan (West African language spoken mainly in Ghana and Ivory Coast)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of akan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative akan
genitive akanin
partitive akania
illative akaniin
singular plural
nominative akan
accusative nom. akan
gen. akanin
genitive akanin
partitive akania
inessive akanissa
elative akanista
illative akaniin
adessive akanilla
ablative akanilta
allative akanille
essive akanina
translative akaniksi
abessive akanitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of akan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative akanini
accusative nom. akanini
gen. akanini
genitive akanini
partitive akaniani
inessive akanissani
elative akanistani
illative akaniini
adessive akanillani
ablative akaniltani
allative akanilleni
essive akaninani
translative akanikseni
abessive akanittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative akanisi
accusative nom. akanisi
gen. akanisi
genitive akanisi
partitive akaniasi
inessive akanissasi
elative akanistasi
illative akaniisi
adessive akanillasi
ablative akaniltasi
allative akanillesi
essive akaninasi
translative akaniksesi
abessive akanittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative akanimme
accusative nom. akanimme
gen. akanimme
genitive akanimme
partitive akaniamme
inessive akanissamme
elative akanistamme
illative akaniimme
adessive akanillamme
ablative akaniltamme
allative akanillemme
essive akaninamme
translative akaniksemme
abessive akanittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative akaninne
accusative nom. akaninne
gen. akaninne
genitive akaninne
partitive akanianne
inessive akanissanne
elative akanistanne
illative akaniinne
adessive akanillanne
ablative akaniltanne
allative akanillenne
essive akaninanne
translative akaniksenne
abessive akanittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative akaninsa
accusative nom. akaninsa
gen. akaninsa
genitive akaninsa
partitive akaniaan
akaniansa
inessive akanissaan
akanissansa
elative akanistaan
akanistansa
illative akaniinsa
adessive akanillaan
akanillansa
ablative akaniltaan
akaniltansa
allative akanilleen
akanillensa
essive akaninaan
akaninansa
translative akanikseen
akaniksensa
abessive akanittaan
akanittansa
instructive
comitative

Anagrams[edit]

Gun[edit]

Àkán

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Gbe *akã́. Cognates include Fon akán, Saxwe Gbe akán, Adja akan, Ewe aka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àkán (plural àkán lɛ́ or àkán lẹ́)

  1. charcoal

Indonesian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay akan, from Classical Malayاكن(akan), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aken (preposition, on, upon; applicative marker).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

akan

  1. will/shall
    Ini pun akan berlalu.This too shall pass.
  2. about to
  3. going to
    Aku akan membelikan ibu seikat bunga.I am going to buy a bunch of flowers for mother.

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

akan

  1. regarding, concerning, as for
    Aku penasaran akan isi tasmu.I am curious about the contents of your bag.
    Mereka yakin akan adanya Tuhan.They are sure of the existence of God.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Malayاكن(akan), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aken (preposition, on, upon; applicative marker).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

akan (Jawi spellingاکن⁩)

  1. will
    Saya akan membesar.
    I will grow.
  2. about to
  3. going to

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: akan
  • Peranakan Indonesian: aken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan m (definite singular akanen, uncountable)

  1. Akan language

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan m (definite singular akanen, uncountable)

  1. Akan language

Olukumi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly related to Èkìtì Yoruba ịgọ́n, Ọ̀wọ̀ Yoruba igán

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ákán

  1. hawk

Related terms[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan m (uncountable)

  1. the Akan language

Quechua[edit]

Verb[edit]

akan

  1. third-person singular present indicative of akay

Rade[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *ʔikaːn, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hikan, from Proto-Austronesian *Sikan.

Noun[edit]

akan (classifier drei)

  1. fish

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • James A. Tharp; Y-Bhăm Ƀuôn-yǎ (1980) A Rhade-English Dictionary with English-Rhade Finderlist (Pacific Linguistics. Series C-58)‎[1], Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, →ISBN, archived from the original on 2021-11-01, page 3

Sicilian[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan f

  1. (uncountable) Akan (language)

South Central Dinka[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan

  1. Deleb palm

References[edit]

  • Dinka-English Dictionary[2], 2005

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

akan m (uncountable)

  1. Akan (Niger-Congo language)
  2. Akan (language group spoken in Ghana)

Sumerian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

akan

  1. Romanization of 𒁛 (akan)

Yoruba[edit]

Akàn

Etymology[edit]

Proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *á-kɪ̃ã̀rã́. Cognates include Nupe kara, Igala íkáakàla, Olukumi akakara, Khana àka, Ayere anká

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

akàn

  1. crab
    Synonym: alákàn