Last modified on 14 December 2014, at 23:18

lan

Haitian CreoleEdit

ArticleEdit

lan

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notesEdit

Use this word only after a word that ends with a nasal vowel and an oral (non-nasal) consonant, in that order, and when it modifies a singular noun.

See alsoEdit


LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

lan

  1. rafsi of lanme.

Lower SorbianEdit

lan

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-; cognate with Upper Lusatian len, Polish len, Czech len, Russian лён (ljón), Old Church Slavonic льнѣнъ (lĭněnŭ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lan m (diminutive lank)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)

DeclensionEdit

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

lan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of làn.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

NovialEdit

DeterminerEdit

lan

  1. her

PronounEdit

lan

  1. hers

Related termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Slavic, Ukrainian lan.

NounEdit

lan n (plural lanuri)

  1. field (arable land)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ.

NounEdit

lȁn m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏н)

  1. flax

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


TetumEdit

NounEdit

lan

  1. wool

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

lan

  1. sweet

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lan

  1. to spread, to run

WelshEdit

NounEdit

lan

  1. Soft mutation of llan.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llan lan unchanged unchanged