bacán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bacán m ‎(genitive singular bacáin, nominative plural bacáin)

  1. hinge hook
  2. crook
  3. peg
  4. glass (of poteen)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bacán m ‎(genitive singular bacáin, nominative plural bacáin)

  1. (stalk of) water lily
  2. Alternative form of beacán ‎(mushroom)
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Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bacán bhacán mbacán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ligurian baccan.

Noun[edit]

bacán m ‎(plural bacanes)

  1. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) pimp
  2. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) boss, owner
  3. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) concubine
  4. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) lover of a kept woman

Adjective[edit]

bacán m ‎(feminine singular bacana, masculine plural bacanes, feminine plural bacanas)

  1. (colloquial, Ecuador, Perú, Chile, Colombia, Cuba) cool, awesome
  2. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) posh
  3. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) snobbish
  4. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) luxurious, refined

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