taran

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See also: Taran, t-arán, țăran, and tarań

English[edit]

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taran

Etymology[edit]

From Russian тара́нь (taránʹ).

Noun[edit]

taran (plural tarans)

  1. A species of roach (Rutilus heckelii), a fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is native to the Black Sea basin: rivers Don, Kuban, Dnieper, Dniester, rarely Danube.

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Dongxiang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *tarïxan, equivalent to tari (to sow, to plant) +‎ -an.

Compare Mongolian тариа (taria).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʰaˈraŋ/, [tʰɑˈɾɑ̃(ŋ)]

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taran

  1. grain, cereal

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈta.ran/

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taran m inan

  1. battering ram

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Verb[edit]

taran

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of tarar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of tarar.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh taran, from Proto-Brythonic, from Proto-Celtic *toranos (thunder).

Cognate with Cornish taran, Breton taran, Irish toirneach, Scottish Gaelic tàirneanach, Manx taarnagh.

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Noun[edit]

taran f (plural taranau)

  1. a thunderclap
    Synonyms: trwst, twrf
  2. (in the plural) thunder

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
taran daran nharan tharan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “taran”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies