kraan

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch crāne, from Old Dutch *crano, from Proto-Germanic *kranô. The senses “tap” and “crane” as a machine are both based on resemblance with the bird's neck.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kraːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kraan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

kraan f (plural kranen, diminutive kraantje n)

  1. crane (machine for lifting)
  2. tap, faucet

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kraan
  • Malay: keran
  • Japanese: カラン (karan)
  • Russian: кран (kran) (or from Middle Low German krān) (see there for further descendants)

Noun[edit]

kraan m (plural kranen, diminutive kraantje n)

  1. (obsolete) crane (bird)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From either Middle Low German krān or German Kran. See also kraana.

Noun[edit]

kraan (genitive kraani, partitive kraani)

  1. tap, faucet

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