decaan

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deːˈkaːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧caan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin decānus. Doublet of deken, an earlier loan from the same source.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

decaan m (plural decanen, diminutive decaantje n)

  1. dean
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Indonesian: dekan
  • Papiamentu: dekan

Etymology 2[edit]

From dec- +‎ -aan.

Noun[edit]

decaan n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) decane