awan

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See also: Awan, awaŋ, and ą́wąn

Abenaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

awan

  1. air

References[edit]

  • Joseph Laurent (1884) New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues, Quebec: Leger Brousseau

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *awan (compare Malay awan), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hawan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /awan/
  • Hyphenation: a‧wan

Noun[edit]

awan

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

Central Melanau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-North Sarawak *awan, from Western Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hawan.

Noun[edit]

awan

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

awan

  1. nothing

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay awan, from Proto-Malayic *awan, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *awan, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *awan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *awan, from Western Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hawan.

Noun[edit]

awan (plural awan-awan, first-person possessive awanku, second-person possessive awanmu, third-person possessive awannya)

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *awan, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *awan, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *awan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *awan, from Western Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hawan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awan (Jawi spelling اون‎, plural awan-awan, informal 1st possessive awanku, impolite 2nd possessive awanmu, 3rd possessive awannya)

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)
    • 2005 [July 1997], A. Samad Said, A. Samad Said: Sebuah antologi puisi yang menghimpunkan karya-karya selama setengah abad [A. Samad Said: An anthology of poems assembled from works spanning half a century], Utusan Publications, Memanggil Tun Teja (Poem No. 157), page 303:
      Dia mengingini sungai yang sejuk, jernih,
      merindui awan tenang yang paling putih
      He yearns for a river that is cold and clear,
      misses a calm cloud that is the most white.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: awan

Quechua[edit]

Verb[edit]

awan

  1. third-person singular present indicative of away

Rejang[edit]

Romanization[edit]

awan

  1. Romanization of ꥆꥀꥐ

Yami[edit]

Noun[edit]

awan

  1. year