gans

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See also: Gans, Gäns, and -gans

English[edit]

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gans

  1. (Tyneside) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gan

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch gans.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gans (plural ganse)

  1. goose

Descendants[edit]

  • Xhosa: urhanisi
  • Zulu: ihansi

Cornish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish cant, from Proto-Celtic *kanta (together with).

Preposition[edit]

gans

  1. with (in the company of)
  2. with (expresses possession of something on one's person)
  3. by (indicates the actor of a clause in the passive voice)
  4. by (indicates the creator of a work)

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gans (alongside gōs, gās), from Proto-West Germanic *gans, from Proto-Germanic *gans.

Noun[edit]

Indische gans
Bar-headed goose (literally: Indian goose)

gans f (plural ganzen, diminutive gansje n)

  1. A goose, a waterfowl of the family Anatidae, especially of the subfamily Anserinae excepting the genera Cygnus and Coscoroba; in non-scientific usage the term may be applied to larger waterfowl of the Anatidae who do not belong to the Anserinae.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch gansch, gands, gants, gans, from Old High German ganz, from Proto-West Germanic *gant (all, whole, entire).

Determiner[edit]

gans

  1. whole, entire
    Het ganse land.
    The entire country.
    • 2022 March 10, Radionieuws (news bulletin), VRT, Brussels:
      Dus de onderzoeksrechter wordt geacht ook om objectief te zijn. Allez, we hebben al gezegd van, kijk, u moet ons garanderen dat wij op een objectieve manier dit onderzoek kunnen verder voeren; wij twijfelen daar ook aan. En door het feit dat nu opnieuw gans dienen boel gelekt wordt, ja dan denken wij van, kijk, wat gebeurt hier opnieuw?
      So the investigating judge is supposed to be objective too. Well, we already said, look, you have to guarantee us that we can continue this investigation in an objective way; we have our doubts about that. And because of the fact that now, once more, the whole thing is leaked to the press, well then, we think, look, what is going on here, yet again?
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of gans
uninflected gans
inflected ganse
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. ganse
n. sing. gans
plural ganse
definite ganse
partitive
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Adverb[edit]

gans

  1. entirely
    Synonyms: geheel, helemaal, volledig
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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ganteng + -s

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

gans

  1. (slang, text messaging) handsome

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gans m (1st declension, feminine form: gane)

  1. (male) shepherd

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Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

gans

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of gan

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

gans

  1. nominative plural of gan