duan

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See also: duān, duǎn, and duàn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gaelic and Irish.

Noun[edit]

duan (plural duans)

  1. A division of a poem corresponding to a canto.
  2. A poem or song.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duan

  1. accusative singular of dua

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

duan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of duān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of duǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of duàn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Old Frisian[edit]

Verb[edit]

duān

  1. Alternative spelling of dwā

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

duan m (genitive duain, plural duain)

  1. poem
  2. song

Synonyms[edit]