lan

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan inan

  1. work, task
  2. labour
  3. annoyance, trouble

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Article[edit]

lan

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notes[edit]

Use this word only after a word that ends with a nasal vowel and an oral (non-nasal) consonant, in that order, and when it modifies a singular noun.

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Javanese[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

lan

  1. and

Lower Sorbian[edit]

lan

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-; cognate with Upper Sorbian len, Polish len, Czech len, Russian лён (ljon), Old Church Slavonic льнѣнъ (lĭněnŭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan m (diminutive lank)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lan in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag
  • lan in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of làn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lan

  1. Alternative spelling of lán

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English LAN, acronym of local area network.

Noun[edit]

lan n (definite singular lanet, indefinite plural lan, definite plural lana)

  1. (networking) a LAN
  2. (computing) a LAN party

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Cf. “lan” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic form; compare Ukrainian лан (lan).

Noun[edit]

lan n (plural lanuri)

  1. field (arable land)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ.

Noun[edit]

lȁn m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏н)

  1. flax

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Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese , from Old Portuguese lãa (wool), from Latin lāna (wool), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂ (wool).

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. wool

Turkish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

lan

  1. Alternative form of ulan

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare tràn (to overflow).

Verb[edit]

lan

  1. to spread; to run

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, bông, hoa) lan

  1. orchid

Wab[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. water

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The sense of "up, upwards" comes from an abbreviation of the phrase i'r lan "to the shore, ashore; upwards".

Preposition[edit]

lan

  1. (South Wales) up
    Sa i'n mynd lan yr Wyddfa ei hunan.I'm not going up Snowdon itself.
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

Adverb[edit]

lan

  1. (South Wales) up, upwards
    Sa i'n mynd lan gyda ti.I'm not going up with you.
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. Soft mutation of glan (shore, bank).

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glan lan nglan unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. Soft mutation of llan (church).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llan lan unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse *lǫ́n, from Proto-Germanic *laihwną, from Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loːɳ/, /lɑːɳ/, /loːn/

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. A loan.
  2. A confused, lost person.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. Alternative spelling of land

Yámana[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. tongue

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰlaːnᴬ (nephew; niece; grandchild). Cognate with Thai หลาน (lǎan), Northern Thai ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Khün ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Lao ຫຼານ (lān), ᦜᦱᧃ (l̇aan), Tai Dam ꪨꪱꪙ, Shan လၢၼ် (lǎan), Tai Nüa ᥘᥣᥢᥴ (láan), Ahom 𑜎𑜃𑜫 (lan), Saek หล่าน.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan (classifier boux, Sawndip forms 𭓀 or 𰌮 or 𭓎 or 𬞕, old orthography lan)

  1. grandchild; grandson

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