yan

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See also: Yan, yán, yàn, yān, yǎn, 'yan, ƴan, and þan

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Along with ane and yen, a Northumbrian form of one, from the Old English ān. An example is "yan, twee, tree" for "one, two, three".

Numeral[edit]

yan

  1. (Northumbria) One.
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]
  • Griffiths, Bill (2004) A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN, page 191
  • Leith, Dick (1997) A Social History of English, Routledge, →ISBN Invalid ISBN, page 45

Etymology 2[edit]

From Brythonic numerals, with influence from Old English ān or modern Northern English yan or yen.

Numeral[edit]

yan

  1. (Cumbria) One in Cumbrian sheep counting rhyme.
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wright, Peter (1995) Cumbrian Chat, Dalesman Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 7
  • Deakin, Michael A.B. (2007), Leigh-Lancaster, David, editor, The Name of the Number[1], Australian Council for Educational Research, →ISBN, page 75
  • Varvogli, Aliki (2002) Annie Proulx's The Shipping News: A Reader's Guide[2], Continuum International Publishing Group, →ISBN, pages 24-25

Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Turkic *yān (side). Cognate with Chuvash ҫум (śum), etc.

Noun[edit]

yan (definite accusative yanı, plural yanlar)

  1. side
    Synonym: tərəf
  2. (anatomy) buttock

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Chamorro[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

yan

  1. and

Usage notes[edit]

Used to connect similar words or phrases. To indicate causation the alternate ya is used.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin annus.

Noun[edit]

yan m

  1. year (Vegliot)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of yān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of yán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of yǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of yàn.

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.

Tapirapé[edit]

Noun[edit]

yan

  1. canoe

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یان(yan), from Proto-Turkic *yān (side).

Noun[edit]

yan (definite accusative yanı, plural yanlar)

  1. side
    Erkek eşyalarımın yanında oturuyorduThe man was sitting next to my belongings
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative yan
Definite accusative yanı
Singular Plural
Nominative yan yanlar
Definite accusative yanı yanları
Dative yana yanlara
Locative yanda yanlarda
Ablative yandan yanlardan
Genitive yanın yanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular yanım yanlarım
2nd singular yanın yanların
3rd singular yanı yanları
1st plural yanımız yanlarımız
2nd plural yanınız yanlarınız
3rd plural yanları yanları

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

yan

  1. second-person singular imperative of yanmak

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Latin iānua.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yan (nominative plural yans)

  1. door

Declension[edit]

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