joan

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See also: Joan and Jóan

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Northern) /joan/, [jo.ãn]
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /xoan/, [xo.ãn]
    • (Biscayan) IPA(key): [d͡ʒo.an]
    • (Gipuzkoan) IPA(key): [xo.an]
    • (Navarrese) IPA(key): [jo.an]
    • (Navarro-Lapurdian) IPA(key): [ɟo.an]
    • (Souletin) IPA(key): [ʒo.an]

Verb[edit]

joan (present participle joaten, future participle joango, infinitive joan, verbal noun joate)

  1. to go
    Zergatik ez goaz etxera?Why don't we go home?
    Datorren urtean Estatu Batuetara joango naiz.Next year I will go to the United States.
  2. to concern, affect, involve
    Ez sartu zuri ez doazkizun kontuetan.Don't interfere in what doesn't concern you.

Usage notes[edit]

Joan only means "to concern" when there is a dative (NORI) argument present. This can either be expressed synthetically in the verb joan or as a form of the auxiliary verb izan.

Conjugation[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dend. Cognate with Irish deannach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

joan m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. dust

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
joan yoan n'yoan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.