aan

See also: -aan, aan-, and A.A.N.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch aan.

AdverbEdit

aan

  1. on

PrepositionEdit

aan

  1. at; on
  2. to

Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • an (see usage notes below)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ana.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

aan ‎(+ dative or accusative)

  1. (most dialects) on; at
  2. (most dialects) to

Usage notesEdit

  • As an actual preposition the short-vowel variant an is equally common or preferred, but only aan is used in adverbial uses, e.g. as a prefix (aanmaache, aanfange, etc.).

Derived termsEdit

  • draan
  • eraan
  • aam, am (contraction with the masculine and neuter dative of the definite article)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

aan

  1. on
  2. to

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

aan

  1. on

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aan ‎(used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. on (functional, operational)

FulaEdit

PronounEdit

aan

  1. you (second person singular emphatic pronoun)

Usage notesEdit


KiputEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-North Sarawak *aqal.

NounEdit

aan

  1. chicken

Saterland FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian ān, ēn ‎(one), from Proto-Germanic *ainaz ‎(one), from Proto-Indo-European *óynos ‎(one). Cognate with West Frisian ien ‎(one), Scots ane ‎(one), English one. More at one.

PronounEdit

aan

  1. one

NumeralEdit

aan

  1. one

TetumEdit

NounEdit

aan

  1. body
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