alban

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See also: Alban and albán

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French albane (in the form alban, respelt after the German Alban), from the Latin albus (white) + the French -ane (-an).

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Noun[edit]

alban (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, now rare) A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.

Translations[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for alban in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban (definite accusative albanı, plural albanlar)

  1. Albanian

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban

  1. Genitive singular form of alba.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban

  1. definite nominative singular of alba

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban m (definite singular albanen, indefinite plural albanar, definite plural albanane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by albanar

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban m

  1. (nonstandard) definite singular of alba

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Albanien +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

alban c

  1. Albanian; person, chiefly male, from Albania.

Declension[edit]

Declension of alban 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alban albanen albaner albanerna
Genitive albans albanens albaners albanernas

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Uzbek[edit]

Noun[edit]

alban (plural albanlar)

  1. Albanian

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

alban m (plural albanau)

  1. (literary) period of three months, quarter of a year
  2. (literary) equinox
    Synonym: cyhydnos
  3. (literary) solstice
    Synonyms: heuldro, heulsaf, troad y rhod

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Noun 2[edit]

alban m (uncountable)

  1. (music) element in names of some of the 24 metres in Cerdd Dant

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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