sedan

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See also: Sedan, Sədan, sedán, and sedän

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

The sense of "windowed chair" was first used by Sir Sanders Duncombe in 1634, possibly from a southern Italian dialect of Italian sede (seat), from Latin sedes. The "motorcar" sense was first recorded in 1912 in North America.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /səˈdæn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æn

Noun[edit]

sedan (plural sedans)

  1. An enclosed windowed chair suitable for a single occupant, carried by at least two porters, in equal numbers in front and behind, using wooden rails that passed through metal brackets on the sides of the chair.
    • 1726 October 28, [Jonathan Swift], “The Country Described. []”, in Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. [] [Gulliver’s Travels], volume I, London: [] Benj[amin] Motte, [], →OCLC, part II (A Voyage to Brobdingnag), pages 222–223:
      The People who had often heard of me, were very curious to croud about the Sedan, and the Girl was complaiſant enough to make the Bearers ſtop, and to take me in her Hand that I might be conveniently ſeen.
  2. (US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand) An automobile designed in a configuration with separate compartments for engine space, driver/passenger space and luggage space.
    • 1986 May, Jack Keebler, U.S. Family Sedans - traditional technology takes on state of the art, Popular Science, page 24,
      What we are observing in this sedan square-off is the cumulative effect of modern design technology on the family sedan.
    • 1996, Dennis Adler, Fifties Flashback: The American Car, published 2004, page 22:
      In addition there was a companion four-door sedan, mounted on the C- 38 Series 121.5-inch platform and equipped with the 1 14-horsepower L-head six.
    • 2005, Dennis W. Parks, American Hot Rod: How to Build a Hot Rod with Boyd Coddington, page 115:
      The 1929 Model A Tudor sedan on these pages will receive a mild top chop of 3 inches, combined with the installation of a rear delivery door and a filled roof.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Invented at Sedan in France.

Noun[edit]

sedan (plural sedans)

  1. A handbarrow for transporting fish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “sedan”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, retrieved 10 April 2017.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sedan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sedan m (plural sedans)

  1. (automotive) sedan, saloon (car type) [from late 1910s]
    • 1918 March 28, “Correspondentie. Rock Valley”, in De Volksvriend, volume 44, number 19, page 3:
      Deze week worden nog 10 meer Fords verwacht, waarbij 7 Sedans zijn.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English sedan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsedɑn/, [ˈs̠e̞dɑ̝n]
  • Rhymes: -edɑn
  • Syllabification(key): se‧dan

Noun[edit]

sedan

  1. sedan (body style for cars)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sedan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative sedan sedanit
genitive sedanin sedanien
partitive sedania sedaneja
illative sedaniin sedaneihin
singular plural
nominative sedan sedanit
accusative nom. sedan sedanit
gen. sedanin
genitive sedanin sedanien
partitive sedania sedaneja
inessive sedanissa sedaneissa
elative sedanista sedaneista
illative sedaniin sedaneihin
adessive sedanilla sedaneilla
ablative sedanilta sedaneilta
allative sedanille sedaneille
essive sedanina sedaneina
translative sedaniksi sedaneiksi
abessive sedanitta sedaneitta
instructive sedanein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of sedan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative sedanini sedanini
accusative nom. sedanini sedanini
gen. sedanini
genitive sedanini sedanieni
partitive sedaniani sedanejani
inessive sedanissani sedaneissani
elative sedanistani sedaneistani
illative sedaniini sedaneihini
adessive sedanillani sedaneillani
ablative sedaniltani sedaneiltani
allative sedanilleni sedaneilleni
essive sedaninani sedaneinani
translative sedanikseni sedaneikseni
abessive sedanittani sedaneittani
instructive
comitative sedaneineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative sedanisi sedanisi
accusative nom. sedanisi sedanisi
gen. sedanisi
genitive sedanisi sedaniesi
partitive sedaniasi sedanejasi
inessive sedanissasi sedaneissasi
elative sedanistasi sedaneistasi
illative sedaniisi sedaneihisi
adessive sedanillasi sedaneillasi
ablative sedaniltasi sedaneiltasi
allative sedanillesi sedaneillesi
essive sedaninasi sedaneinasi
translative sedaniksesi sedaneiksesi
abessive sedanittasi sedaneittasi
instructive
comitative sedaneinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative sedanimme sedanimme
accusative nom. sedanimme sedanimme
gen. sedanimme
genitive sedanimme sedaniemme
partitive sedaniamme sedanejamme
inessive sedanissamme sedaneissamme
elative sedanistamme sedaneistamme
illative sedaniimme sedaneihimme
adessive sedanillamme sedaneillamme
ablative sedaniltamme sedaneiltamme
allative sedanillemme sedaneillemme
essive sedaninamme sedaneinamme
translative sedaniksemme sedaneiksemme
abessive sedanittamme sedaneittamme
instructive
comitative sedaneinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative sedaninne sedaninne
accusative nom. sedaninne sedaninne
gen. sedaninne
genitive sedaninne sedanienne
partitive sedanianne sedanejanne
inessive sedanissanne sedaneissanne
elative sedanistanne sedaneistanne
illative sedaniinne sedaneihinne
adessive sedanillanne sedaneillanne
ablative sedaniltanne sedaneiltanne
allative sedanillenne sedaneillenne
essive sedaninanne sedaneinanne
translative sedaniksenne sedaneiksenne
abessive sedanittanne sedaneittanne
instructive
comitative sedaneinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative sedaninsa sedaninsa
accusative nom. sedaninsa sedaninsa
gen. sedaninsa
genitive sedaninsa sedaniensa
partitive sedaniaan
sedaniansa
sedanejaan
sedanejansa
inessive sedanissaan
sedanissansa
sedaneissaan
sedaneissansa
elative sedanistaan
sedanistansa
sedaneistaan
sedaneistansa
illative sedaniinsa sedaneihinsa
adessive sedanillaan
sedanillansa
sedaneillaan
sedaneillansa
ablative sedaniltaan
sedaniltansa
sedaneiltaan
sedaneiltansa
allative sedanilleen
sedanillensa
sedaneilleen
sedaneillensa
essive sedaninaan
sedaninansa
sedaneinaan
sedaneinansa
translative sedanikseen
sedaniksensa
sedaneikseen
sedaneiksensa
abessive sedanittaan
sedanittansa
sedaneittaan
sedaneittansa
instructive
comitative sedaneineen
sedaneinensa

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧dan

Noun[edit]

sedan m (plural sedans)

  1. Alternative spelling of sedã

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sedan

  1. third-person plural present indicative of sedar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish siþan, from Old Norse síðan. See Norwegian siden. Cognate with Old English siþþan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sedan (not comparable)

  1. then, after this (that), afterwards; next in order
    Först försökte vi på mitt sätt, sedan på hans.
    First we tried my way, then his.
Alternative forms[edit]
  • sen (colloquial)

Conjunction[edit]

sedan

  1. since, from the time that (and often as a consequence of)
    Sedan vi sålde bilen cyklar vi överallt.
    Since we sold the car, we bike everywhere.
Alternative forms[edit]
  • sen (colloquial)

Preposition[edit]

sedan

  1. since; from a given point in time
    Sedan det året har vi varit tillsammans ständigt.
    Since that year, we have been together all the time.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English sedan.

Noun[edit]

sedan c

  1. sedan; a body style of a car
Declension[edit]
Declension of sedan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sedan sedanen sedaner sedanerna
Genitive sedans sedanens sedaners sedanernas

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