suan

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See also: Suan, súan, suàn, suān, süän, and suǎn

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

suan

  1. Genitive singular form of suka.

Anagrams[edit]


Gagauz[edit]

Noun[edit]

suan (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. onion

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish súan, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, from the root *swep- (to sleep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˠuən̪ˠ], [sˠuənˠ]

Noun[edit]

suan m (genitive singular suain)

  1. sleep, slumber

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
suan shuan
after an, tsuan
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "suan" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “suan” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “suan” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

suan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of suān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of suǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of suàn.

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.