See also: Aan, aañ, ään, aan-, -aan, -aán, ån, and A.A.N.

AfrikaansEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • an (Western Cape)

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch aan, from Middle Dutch āne, from Old Dutch ana, from Proto-Germanic *ana.

PronunciationEdit

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)

CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • å (Luserna)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German an, ane, from Old High German ana, from Proto-Germanic *ana (on, onto). Cognate with German an, English on.

PrepositionEdit

aan (Sette Comuni)

  1. (+ dative) on; For stationary objects, e.g. It is on the table.
  2. (+ accusative) on, onto; For moving objects, e.g. I put it on the table.

AdverbEdit

aan

  1. (Sette Comuni) on, onward

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “aan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch āne, from Old Dutch ana, from Proto-Germanic *ana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

PrepositionEdit

aan

  1. on
  2. to

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: aan
  • Negerhollands: aan, an
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: an

AdverbEdit

aan

  1. on, (of a device) being operative
  2. on, (of clothing) being worn
  3. In compounds with verbs:
    1. Denoting growth or restoration.
    2. Denoting connecting, affixing or spatial continuity.
    3. Denoting the beginning of an action or process.

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aan (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. on (functional, operational)
  2. (slang, said of parties) amazing, lit
    Synonyms: gaande, loesoe
    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.

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

aan

  1. Genitive singular form of aa.

FulaEdit

PronounEdit

aan

  1. you (second person singular emphatic pronoun)

Usage notesEdit


HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ana.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

aan (+ dative)

  1. on, upon, at
    Das Bild hengd aan de Wand.
    The picture is hanging on the wall.
    Aam Montach hod-s gerehnd.
    On Monday it rained.

aan (+ accusative)

  1. on, onto, at
    Ich henge das Bild aan die Wand.
    I hang the picture on the wall.
    Ich setze mich aan de Disch.
    I sit down at the table.

Further readingEdit


KiputEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-North Sarawak *aqal.

NounEdit

aan

  1. chicken

Old TupiEdit

AdverbEdit

aan

  1. no.
  2. never, nothing, no one.

ReferencesEdit

  • NAVARRO, E. A. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.
  • NAVARRO, E. A. Método moderno de tupi antigo: a língua do Brasil dos primeiros séculos". São Paulo. Global. 2005.

Saterland FrisianEdit

Saterland Frisian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : aan
    Ordinal : eerste

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian ān (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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːn/
  • Hyphenation: aan

NumeralEdit

aan (feminine een, neuter een)

  1. one

ArticlesEdit

aan (feminine een, neuter een, unstressed n)

  1. a, an

PronounEdit

aan

  1. one

ReferencesEdit

  • aan” in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch

TetumEdit

NounEdit

aan

  1. body