làn

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

làn (Zhuyin ㄌㄢˋ)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lán, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlānos (compare Welsh llawn), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

làn (comparative làine)

  1. full, absolute, entire, big

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative làn làn làna
Vocative làin làn làna
Genitive làin làin/làine làna
Dative làn làin làna

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Noun[edit]

làn m (genitive and plural làin)

  1. fill
    Fhuair e a làn de bhrot. - He got his fill of broth.
    Ghabh mi làn beòil uisge. - I took a mouthful of water.
    Bha làn dùirn de bhuinn aca uile. - They all had a handful of coins.
  2. tide (high tide)

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