tian

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See also: Tian, tián, tiàn, tiān, tiǎn, tí'àn, and tiáⁿ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Provençal French tian, from Ancient Greek τήγανον (tḗganon).

Noun[edit]

tian (plural tians)

  1. An oval cooking-pot, traditionally used in Provence.
  2. A Provençal dish of layered baked vegetables.

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

tian

  1. accusative singular of tia

Adverb[edit]

tian

  1. Obsolete form of tiam.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τήγανον (tḗganon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tian m (plural tians)

  1. tian, cooking-pot

Further reading[edit]

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Ligurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τήγανον (tḗganon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tian m (please provide plural)

  1. tian, cooking-pot

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tian, from Proto-Austronesian *tiaN.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tian (Jawi spelling تيان‎, plural tian-tian, informal 1st possessive tianku, impolite 2nd possessive tianmu, 3rd possessive tiannya)

  1. uterus
  2. (Java) the lower abdomen in a pregnant woman

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: tian

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tiān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tián.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tiǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tiàn.

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.

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *teuhaną.

Verb[edit]

tian

  1. to pull
  2. to raise (a child)
  3. to feed

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tīan”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old Frisian[edit]

Old Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tian

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tehun.

Numeral[edit]

tiān

  1. ten

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tian

  1. definite singular of tia

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