See also: Alan, ałan, alaŋ, and a lán

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

alan (plural alans)

  1. Alternative form of alaunt

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

ParticipleEdit

alan

  1. subject non-past participle of almaq

CzechEdit

NounEdit

alan m

  1. alane, aluminium hydride (AlH3)

Further readingEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

alan

  1. Genitive singular form of ala.

VerbEdit

alan

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of alkaa.

AnagramsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

alan

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽

HiligaynonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

álan

  1. rancid

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *alaną (to nourish, grow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

alan

  1. to nourish
  2. to grow, produce
  3. to appear

ConjugationEdit


TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish آلاڭ(alañ, glade, plain ground).

NounEdit

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. area, square as for place.
    Tarlanın alanı 150.000 hektarla en büyüktü.
    The area of the field was with 150.000 hectares the largest.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative alan
Definite accusative alanı
Singular Plural
Nominative alan alanlar
Definite accusative alanı alanları
Dative alana alanlara
Locative alanda alanlarda
Ablative alandan alanlardan
Genitive alanın alanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular alanım alanlarım
2nd singular alanın alanların
3rd singular alanı alanları
1st plural alanımız alanlarımız
2nd plural alanınız alanlarınız
3rd plural alanları alanları

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish آلان(alan), equivalent to almak (to take, to receive) +‎ -an.

AdjectiveEdit

alan (comparative daha alan, superlative en alan)

  1. recipient, susceptive
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The one who is the recipient of the horse has already passed Üsküdar. (It is too late to do anything; you have missed the train.)

NounEdit

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. The person who takes something.
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The person who took the horse has passed Üsküdar. (Too late to do anything about it, as the chance has been missed.)

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alan m (plural alannon)

  1. asarabacca (Asarum europaeum)
  2. coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Derived termsEdit

  • alan bach (white butterbur, Petasites albus)
  • alan bychan (coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara)
  • alan gawr (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan mawr (butterbur (plant), Petasites hybridus)
  • alan mis bach (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • alan mwyaf (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan pêr (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • gwyfyn yr alan (butterbur (moth), Hydraecia petasitis)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
alan unchanged unchanged halan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “alan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies