jan

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See also: Jan, Ján, jan., Jan., and jàŋ

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَنّ(jann)

Noun[edit]

jan

  1. Obsolete form of jinn.
    • 1888, Charles Montagu Doughty, Travels in Arabia Deserta:
      He cast out the demons of possessed persons, and he bound the jân, wellah, in yonder corner.

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Bambara[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jan

  1. trap (device to catch animals)

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /xan/, [xãn]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /jan/, [jãn]
    • (Biscayan) IPA(key): [d͡ʒan]
    • (Gipuzkoan) IPA(key): [xan]
    • (Navarrese) IPA(key): [jan]
    • (Navarro-Lapurdian) IPA(key): [ɟan]
    • (Souletin) IPA(key): [ʒan]

Noun[edit]

jan inan

  1. food
    Synonym: janari

Declension[edit]

Declension of jan (inanimate, ending in consonant)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive jan jana janak
ergative janek janak janek
dative jani janari janei
genitive janen janaren janen
comitative janekin janarekin janekin
causative janengatik janarengatik janengatik
benefactive janentzat janarentzat janentzat
instrumental janez janaz janez
inessive janetan janean janetan
locative janetako janeko janetako
allative janetara janera janetara
terminative janetaraino janeraino janetaraino
directive janetarantz janerantz janetarantz
destinative janetarako janerako janetarako
ablative janetatik janetik janetatik
partitive janik
prolative jantzat

Verb[edit]

jan du (present participle jaten, future participle jango, short form jan, verbal noun jate)

  1. to eat
  2. to eat away, corrode

Bau Bidayuh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quzan, from Proto-Austronesian *quzaN.

Noun[edit]

jan

  1. rain (condensed water from a cloud)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of Joan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Only used in bon jan

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Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin annus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jan m (plural jain or jein)

  1. year

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Each of the two tables in trictrac
    Je remplis mon grand jan par doublet : six points pour moi.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じゃん

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jan

  1. January; Abbreviation of januari.

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Tagalog[edit]

Adverb[edit]

jan

  1. (text messaging) Alternative spelling of diyan.

Yoruba[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jàn

  1. to bang something with another
  2. (idiomatic) to fail an examination or test

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Yucatec Maya[edit]

Verb[edit]

jan (intransitive)

  1. to eat

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