spann

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See also: Spann, Spánn, and spänn

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann f (genitive singular spannar, plural spannir)

  1. pail

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Declension of spann
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative spann spannin spannir spannirnar
accusative spann spannina spannir spannirnar
dative spann spannini spannum spannunum
genitive spannar spannarinnar spanna spannanna

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spann

  1. First-person singular preterite of spinnen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of spinnen.

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

spann (strong)

  1. first-person singular past indicative of spinna
  2. third-person singular past indicative of spinna

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *spannō. Cognate with Middle Dutch spanne (Dutch spanne), Old High German spanna (German Spanne), Old Norse spǫnn (Icelandic spönn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann f ‎(nominative plural spanna or spanne)

  1. span (of a hand; used as a measurement, typically considered about nine inches)

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Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

spann c, n

  1. bucket, pail
  2. (archaic) a measure of volume, corresponding to 73.28 liter
  3. a set of animals which together pull a cart or a sledge
  4. span; the distance between two supporting pillars of a bridge or the wing span of a bird or airplane
  5. (archaic) a measure of distance, corresponding to 148.4505 mm

Declension[edit]

Inflection of spann 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spann spannen spannar spannarna
Genitive spanns spannens spannars spannarnas
Inflection of spann 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spann spannet spann spannen
Genitive spanns spannets spanns spannens

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. past tense of spinna