glans

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gʷelh₂-

From Latin glans ‎(acorn).

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Noun[edit]

glans ‎(plural (rare) glans or glandes)

  1. The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis.
  2. The vascular body which forms the extremity of the clitoris.
  3. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  4. A goiter.
  5. A pessary.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

glans

  1. the quality of being shiny
  2. glamour, magnificence
  3. the head of the penis

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

glans m ‎(uncountable, diminutive glansje n)

  1. glistening, shimmer, shine
  2. (optics) gloss

Verb[edit]

glans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of glanzen
  2. imperative of glanzen

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

glans m ‎(genitive singular glans, no plural)

  1. shine, lustre, sheen

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gʷelh₂-

From Proto-Indo-European root *gʷelh₂- ‎(acorn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glāns f ‎(genitive glāndis); third declension

  1. acorn, nut; any acorn-shaped fruit; beechnut, chestnut
  2. a round mass the size and shape of an acorn.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative glāns glāndēs
genitive glāndis glāndum
dative glāndī glāndibus
accusative glāndem glāndēs
ablative glānde glāndibus
vocative glāns glāndēs

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Glanz (sense 1), and Latin glans (sense 3)

Noun[edit]

glans m ‎(definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glanser, definite plural glansene)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance
  2. (short form of glansbilde) a glossy print or picture
  3. (anatomy) glans

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Glanz (sense 1), and Latin glans (sense 3)

Noun[edit]

glans m ‎(definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glansar, definite plural glansane)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance
  2. a glossy print or picture (short form of glansbilde or glansbilete)
  3. (anatomy) glans

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