Slovak

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Etymology

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Derived from Latin Iōannēs, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), a contraction of the Hebrew יוֹחָנָן (Yôḥānān); see John for more.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Ján m anim (genitive singular Jána, nominative plural Jánovia, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English John
  2. a surname
  3. (religion) John

Declension

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • Ján”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024