kans

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kans

  1. plural of kan

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kans, from Middle Dutch canse, from Old Northern French cance, from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from cadō (to fall), referring to the falling of dice.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kans (plural kanse, diminutive kansie)

  1. chance
  2. opportunity
  3. probability

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch canse, borrowed from Old Northern French cance, from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from cadō (to fall), referring to the falling of dice. Doublet with and cadans, cadens and sjans. Cognate with French chance, English chance.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑns/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kans
  • Rhymes: -ɑns

Noun[edit]

kans f (plural kansen, diminutive kansje n)

  1. chance
  2. opportunity
  3. (mathematics) probability

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kans
  • Indonesian: kans

Finnish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kans

  1. (colloquial) also, too
    Mä voisin ostaa kans limun.
    I could buy a soda too.

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Postposition[edit]

kans

  1. (colloquial) with
    Tuutsä illalla juhliin mun kans?
    Are you coming to the party with me tonight?

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

kans

  1. plural of kan

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kans (chance), from Old Northern French cance, from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from cadō (to fall), referring to the falling of dice.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kans (plural, first-person possessive kansku, second-person possessive kansmu, third-person possessive kansnya)

  1. (colloquial) chance.
    Synonyms: kesempatan, peluang

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Westrobothnian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

kans

  1. Cheerful, lively, brisk.