See also: tran, trán, trăn, Trần, trần, and trận

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Anglicization of Vietnamese Trần. Doublet of Tan.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Tran (plural Trans)

  1. A surname, from Vietnamese​.

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Vietnamese Trần.

Proper nounEdit

Tran ?

  1. A surname, from Vietnamese​.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Vietnamese Trần.

Proper nounEdit

Tran ?

  1. A Vietnamese surname, from Vietnamese​.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tʁaːn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Tran
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German trān (tear), from Old Saxon *trahn, Proto-Germanic *trahnuz. Doublet of Träne.

NounEdit

Tran m (strong, genitive Tranes or Trans, plural Trane)

  1. train oil; oil extracted from the fatty tissue (blubber) of certain polar mammals
    Synonym: Polaröl
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Polish: tran

Etymology 2Edit

From Etymology 1 above in the sense of "drops (tears) of alcohol." Compare Träne.

NounEdit

Tran m (strong, genitive Tranes or Trans, plural Trane)

  1. delirium (chiefly used in the expression im Tran)

Further readingEdit

  •   Tran on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Tran” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Tran” in Duden online
  • Tran” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon