lan

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

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

Declension[edit]

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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.

See also[edit]


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]


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.

Novial[edit]

Determiner[edit]

lan

  1. her

Pronoun[edit]

lan

  1. hers

Related terms[edit]


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

Declension[edit]

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Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. wool

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. mate (clarification of this definition is being sought)

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *laaɲ (to spread; to be propagated); cognate with Bahnar lanh (to spread), Khasi laiñ-laiñ (from place to place), Mon သၞာန် (hənan, to spread) (through a prefixed form). Compare also tràn (to overflow).

Verb[edit]

lan

  1. to spread; to run

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, bông, hoa) lan

  1. orchid

Wab[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. water

Further reading[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

lan

  1. Soft mutation of llan.

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.

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰlaːnᴬ (nephew; niece; grandchild). Cognate with Thai หลาน (lǎan), Lao ຫຼານ (lān), Tai Dam ꪨꪱꪙ, Shan လၢၼ် (lǎan), Ahom 𑜎𑜃𑜫 (lan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /laːn˨˦/
  • Tone numbers: lan1
  • Hyphenation: lan

Noun[edit]

lan (old orthography lan)

  1. grandchild