quan

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal [Term?] (compare Occitan quan), from Latin quando (compare French quand).

Adverb[edit]

quan

  1. when

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

quan

  1. (interrogative) whom (object)

Usage notes[edit]

To ask for a subject, use qua instead.


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

quan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of quān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of quán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of quǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of quàn.

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.

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal [Term?] (compare Catalan quan), from Latin quando (compare French quand).

Adverb[edit]

quan

  1. when

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“official”)

Adjective[edit]

quan ‎()

  1. official

Derived terms[edit]