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)
  2. (slang, said of parties) amazing, lit
    Zijn huisfeest gisteren was echt aan, al tijden niet zo naar mijn zin gehad.
    His house party yesterday was seriously amazing, haven't enjoyed myself that much in a long time.

SynonymsEdit


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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