han

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English han, contraction of haven.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hæn/, /heɪn/
    • (file)
    • (file)
  • (unstressed) IPA(key): /hən/
  • Rhymes: -æn, -eɪn, -ən

Verb[edit]

han

  1. (obsolete) plural simple present of have

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Korean 한(恨) (han), from Middle Chinese (MC ɦənH).

Noun[edit]

han (uncountable)

  1. Resentment, as a part of the Korean cultural identity.
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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

han m (indefinite plural hane, definite singular hani, definite plural hanet)

  1. (archaic) roadside shelter for travellers and their animals: roadside hostelry, caravanserai, inn
  2. (pejorative) fleabag hotel
  3. messy place with no control of who comes and who leaves, regular flophouse

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /an/, [ãn]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /han/, [ɦãn]

Adverb[edit]

han (not comparable)

  1. there (away from the speaker and the listener)

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Further reading[edit]

  • han” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • han” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

han

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of haver

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

han f

  1. genitive plural of hana

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hann (dative hánum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

han (genitive hans, accusative ham)

  1. he

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References[edit]

Noun[edit]

han c (singular definite hannen, plural indefinite hanner)

  1. male, he

Inflection[edit]

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

han

  1. third-person plural present indicative of haber

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

han

  1. (archaic or dialectal) Alternative form of haben
    • 1812, Brothers Grimm, Kinder- und Haus-Märchen, p.138 - Der gescheidte Hans
      Hansens Mutter spricht: „wohin Hans?“ Hans antwortet: „zur Grethel.“ – „Machs gut Hans“ – „Schon gut machen, Adies, Mutter“ – Hans kommt zur Grethel: „guten Tag Grethel.“ – „Guten Hans: was bringst du Gutes?“ – „Bring nichts, gegeben han.“
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Gwich'in[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Tlingit héen (water, river).

Noun[edit]

han

  1. river

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

han

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はん

Khasi[edit]

Noun[edit]

han

  1. duck

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

han

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hàn.

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.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contracted infinitive and plural present of haven.

Verb[edit]

han

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of haven - Piers Plowman.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Geoffrey Chaucer, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      Him thanken all, and thus they han an end
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hampr.

Noun[edit]

han m (plural hans)

  1. (Jersey) galangal

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

han

  1. this
    Synonym: ev

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “han”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hann

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

han

  1. he, him

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hann

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

han

  1. he, him, it (third person singular, masculine)

Usage notes[edit]

Han is used to refer not only to masculine persons, but any masculine noun. E.g.: Bilen er fin. Eg likar han. - The car is nice. I like it.

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Old Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hann.

Pronoun[edit]

han

  1. he / it (masculine nominative pronoun)

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: han

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hann.

Pronoun[edit]

han

  1. he

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

han (invariable, comparable)

  1. Han Chinese (referring to the largest ethnic group indigenous to China)

Noun[edit]

han m (plural han or hans)

  1. Han Chinese (member of the largest ethnic group indigenous to China)

Rohingya[edit]

Noun[edit]

han

  1. ear

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish خان(han), from Persian خان(xân, caravanserai), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes- (to dwell)

Noun[edit]

han n (plural hanuri)

  1. inn, caravanserai

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Samoan Plantation Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hand.

Noun[edit]

han

  1. arm
  2. hand

Usage notes[edit]

Only used to refer to a human; for an animal, the equivalent parts are all labelled as lek.

References[edit]

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)
  • Mühlhäusler, Peter (1983). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin English and the origin of New Guinea Pidgin", in Ellen Woolford and William Washabaugh: The Social Context of Creolization, 28–76.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish خان(han), from Persian خان(xan, caravanserai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hȃn m (Cyrillic spelling ха̑н)

  1. inn

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

han

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of haber.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of haber.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish han, from Old Norse hann, from Proto-Norse *hānaʀ (*hānaʀ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

han

  1. he, the third person singular, masculine, nominative case.
    Han är mycket stilig.
    He is very handsome.
  2. (informal, nonstandard or dialectal) him
    jag såg han
    I saw him.
    Synonym: (standard) honom

Declension[edit]


Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, compare Malay makan.

Verb[edit]

han

  1. to eat

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hand.

Noun[edit]

han

  1. hand
  2. arm
  3. foreleg (of an animal)
  4. wing (of a bird)
  5. branch (of a tree)
  6. branch (figurative)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)
  • Mühlhäusler, Peter (1983). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin English and the origin of New Guinea Pidgin", in Ellen Woolford and William Washabaugh: The Social Context of Creolization, 28–76.

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish خان(han), probably of central Asian origin.

Noun[edit]

han (definite accusative hanı, plural hanlar)

  1. khan

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish خان(han), from Persian خان(xân, caravanserai).

Noun[edit]

han (definite accusative hanı, plural hanlar)

  1. inn (for caravans)