traan

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /traːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch trâen, from Old Dutch trān, from Proto-Germanic *trahnuz. Cognate with German Träne (tear) and Tran (fish oil).

Noun[edit]

traan f or m (plural tranen, diminutive traantje n)

  1. tear (in the eye)
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

traan f (uncountable)

  1. fish oil
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

traan

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tranen
  2. imperative of tranen