calan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kalaną (to be cold). Cognate with Old Norse kala (to be cold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

calan

  1. (intransitive) to be or get cold (impersonal, with dative or accusative of person)
    cælþ.
    I'm cold.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: calen

Somali[edit]

Noun[edit]

calan ?

  1. flag
    Synonym: calanka

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

calan

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of calar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of calar.

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

calán

  1. Obsolete spelling of kalan

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cal +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

calan (nominative plural calans)

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic [Term?], borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin kalendae, calendae, calandae (calends). Cognate with Cornish and Breton kalan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calan m (plural calannau)

  1. first day of the month, calends

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
calan galan nghalan chalan
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) , “calan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies