See also: tiān, tián, tiǎn, and tiàn

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

tian (plural tians)

  1. An oval cooking-pot, traditionally used in Provence.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tian

  1. accusative singular of tia

CorrelativeEdit

tian

  1. Obsolete form of tiam.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τήγανον (tēganon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tian m (plural tians)

  1. tian, cooking-pot

AnagramsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

tian

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

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.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

tian

  1. definite singular of tia
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