See also: fasan and fāsàn

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Etymology edit

From Middle High German fasān, fasant, alteration after Old French fasan(t) of older fashuon, from Old High German fasihuon, itself an alteration based on huon (chicken) of unattested *fasiān, from Latin phasianus, from Ancient Greek φασιανός (phasianós).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /faˈzaːn/
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  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun edit

Fasan m (strong or mixed, genitive Fasanes or Fasans, plural Fasane or Fasanen)

  1. pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Estonian: faasan
  • Russian: фаза́н (fazán)
  • Serbo-Croatian: fazan
  • Swedish: fasan

Further reading edit

  • Fasan” in Duden online
  • Fasan” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Luxembourgish edit

Noun edit

Fasan m (plural Fasanen)

  1. pheasant