alan

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See also: Alan, ałan, alaŋ, and a lán

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

alan (plural alans)

  1. Alternative form of alaunt

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Participle[edit]

alan

  1. subject non-past participle of almaq

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

alan m

  1. alane, aluminium hydride (AlH3)

Further reading[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alan

  1. Genitive singular form of ala.

Verb[edit]

alan

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of alkaa.

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

alan

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽

Hiligaynon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

álan

  1. rancid

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *alaną (to nourish, grow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alan

  1. to nourish
  2. to grow, produce
  3. to appear

Conjugation[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ala-n, *ala-ŋ (level ground, plain). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (alaŋ).

Noun[edit]

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. area, square as for place.
    Tarlanın alanı 150.000 hektarla en büyüktü.
    The area of the field was with 150.000 hectares the largest.
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative alan
Definite accusative alanı
Singular Plural
Nominative alan alanlar
Definite accusative alanı alanları
Dative alana alanlara
Locative alanda alanlarda
Ablative alandan alanlardan
Genitive alanın alanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular alanım alanlarım
2nd singular alanın alanların
3rd singular alanı alanları
1st plural alanımız alanlarımız
2nd plural alanınız alanlarınız
3rd plural alanları alanları
Descendants[edit]
  • Greek: αλάνα f (alána)
  • Greek: αλάνης m (alánis)
  • Greek: αλάνι n (aláni)
  • Greek: αλανιάρης m (alaniáris)

Etymology 2[edit]

See almak (to take, to receive).

Adjective[edit]

alan (comparative daha alan, superlative en alan)

  1. recipient, susceptive
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The one who is the recipient of the horse has already passed Üsküdar. (It is too late to do anything; you have missed the train.)

Noun[edit]

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. The person who takes something.
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The person who took the horse has passed Üsküdar. (Too late to do anything about it, as the chance has been missed.)

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alan m (plural alannon)

  1. asarabacca (Asarum europaeum)
  2. coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Derived terms[edit]

  • alan bach (white butterbur, Petasites albus)
  • alan bychan (coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara)
  • alan gawr (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan mawr (butterbur (plant), Petasites hybridus)
  • alan mis bach (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • alan mwyaf (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan pêr (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • gwyfyn yr alan (butterbur (moth), Hydraecia petasitis)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
alan unchanged unchanged halan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-) , “alan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies