ann

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See also: ANN, Ann, ann., Ann., and -ann

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin annata income of a year, also, of half a year, from Latin annus year: compare French annate annats.

Noun[edit]

ann (plural anns)

  1. (law, Scotland) A half year's stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister's heirs after his decease.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of annou from French à nous.

Adverb[edit]

ann

  1. Contraction of annou; let's

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑːn̪ˠ], [aun̪ˠ], [an̪ˠ]

Adverb[edit]

ann

  1. there

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ann m (prepositional)

  1. 3d person sing. masculine of i
    in him
    in it (m)

Noun[edit]

ann

  1. reduced form of inmhe, used only in the phrase in ann ("able")

Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ann m (usually invariable, plural agn)

  1. year

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ann

  1. there
    A bheil thu ann? — Are you there?

Preposition[edit]

ann

  1. in, within
    ann an tigh — in a house
    ann am baile — in a town
  2. there, therein
  3. in existence, alive

Etymology[edit]

Prepositional pronoun[edit]

ann

  1. in him
    Chan eil coire sam bith ann. — There is no fault in him at all.
    Chan eil ann ach crochair. — He is but a rascal.
  2. in it

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ann

  1. plural form of ān