sampan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic, likely Cantonese 三板 (saam1 baan2) or Min Nan 舢舨 (sam-pán).

Noun[edit]

sampan (plural sampans)

  1. A flat-bottomed Chinese wooden boat propelled by two oars.

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑmpɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sam‧pan

Noun[edit]

sampan f (plural sampans)

  1. sampan (Chinese wooden boat)

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

sampan (plural sampan-sampan)

  1. sampan

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English sampan, from Sinitic, see the English entry.

Noun[edit]

sampan m (definite singular sampanen, indefinite plural sampaner, definite plural sampanene)

  1. (nautical) a sampan
    • 2014, "Den tapte historien" by Kim Fay, Bazarforlag ISBN 8280876383 [1]
      Mellom dem drev sampaner som så ut som de var kommet seilende fra et annet århundre.
      Between them went sampans that looked as though they were sailing in from another century.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Ein sampan

Etymology[edit]

From English sampan, from Sinitic, see the English entry.

Noun[edit]

sampan m (definite singular sampanen, indefinite plural sampanar, definite plural sampanane)

  1. (nautical) a sampan

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