cavan

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See also: Cavan and caván

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish caván, from Tagalog kaban as "Manila cavan", via Cebuano as the "provincial cavan".

Noun[edit]

cavan (plural cavans)

  1. (Philippines, historical, chiefly Manila) A unit of dry capacity approximately equivalent to 2.3 US bushels.
  2. A unit of dry capacity equivalent to one and a half times or twice the Manila cavan.
  3. (Philippines, dated) A sackful equivalent to 50 kilograms.

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ҹаван
Abjad جاوان

Etymology[edit]

From Persianجوان(javân).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʒɑˈvɑn], [d͡zɑˈvɑn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧van

Adjective[edit]

cavan (comparative daha cavan, superlative ən cavan)

  1. young (of people)
    Synonym: gənc
    Antonyms: yaşlı, qoca
    cavan oğlana young boy

Derived terms[edit]

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

cavan

  1. third-person plural present indicative of cavar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaban/ [ˈka.β̞ãn]
  • Rhymes: -aban
  • Syllabification: ca‧van

Verb[edit]

cavan

  1. third-person plural present indicative of cavar