zan

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See also: zān, zán, zǎn, and zàn

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

zan

  1. Only; merely; just; but.
    • 1565: Alonso de Molina, Confessionario breue, en lengua Mexicana y Castellana
      Nicã ompeua yn neyolmelaualoni, yn amo veyca yn çã tepiton, ...
    • 1645: Horacio Carochi, Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los adverbios della
      Ca àmo ōnicàhuac, ca çan ihuiān ōnicnōnōtz, no le reñi, sino que le auisè mansamente.
    • Late 17C: annals of Puebla
      niman ticalaque metztli de septiembre auh niman oncan omononotzque onpualli ommatlactli caxtilteca yni san yehuantin quichihuasq̄ yn pantzin

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, pp. 41, 43, 535–536.
  • Carochi, Horacio. (1645) Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los adverbios della, Juan Ruyz, ff. 109v–110r.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, pp. 345–346.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, pp. 30, 100–102, 217.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zan

  1. rōmaji reading of ざん

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

zan

  1. rafsi of zabna.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of zàn.

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.

Middle High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zan, from Proto-Germanic *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

Noun[edit]

zan ?

  1. tooth

Old High German[edit]

Noun[edit]

zan m

  1. Alternative form of zand.