jaan

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See also: Jaan, Jáan, and jään

Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Jaan (John). June 24th, the day of the celebration, was designated as a feast day for St. John the Baptist by the Christian church.

Noun[edit]

jaan (genitive jaani, partitive jaani)

  1. Midsummer Day
    Synonym: jaanipäev
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Descendants[edit]
  • Ingrian: Jaani

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaan (genitive jaani, partitive jaani)

  1. Abbreviation of jaanuar: Jan.
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Further reading[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

jaan

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of jakaa.

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North Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ān, ēn, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz.

Numeral[edit]

jaan

  1. (Heligoland) one

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian jeva, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jaan

  1. (transitive) To give.
  2. (reflexive) To go, to leave.

Inflection[edit]

Irregular
infinitive jaan
3rd singular past joech
past participle jûn
infinitive jaan
long infinitive jaan
gerund jaan n
auxiliary hawwe
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular jou joech
2nd singular joust joechst
3rd singular jout joech
plural jouwe joegen
imperative jou
participles jaand, jaande jûn

Further reading[edit]

  • jaan”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Wolof[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaan

  1. snake