See also: Alban and albán

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French albane (in the form alban, respelt after the German Alban), from the Latin albus (white) + the French -ane (-an).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alban (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, now rare) A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.

TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for alban in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

NounEdit

alban (definite accusative albanı, plural albanlar)

  1. Albanian

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

alban

  1. Genitive singular form of alba.

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

alban

  1. definite nominative singular of alba

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

alban m (definite singular albanen, indefinite plural albanar, definite plural albanane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by albanar

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

alban m

  1. (nonstandard) definite singular of alba

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Albanien +‎ -an

NounEdit

alban c

  1. Albanian; person, chiefly male, from Albania.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of alban 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alban albanen albaner albanerna
Genitive albans albanens albaners albanernas

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UzbekEdit

NounEdit

alban (plural albanlar)

  1. Albanian

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Noun 1Edit

alban m (plural albanau)

  1. (literary) period of three months, quarter of a year
  2. (literary) equinox
    Synonym: cyhydnos
  3. (literary) solstice
    Synonyms: heuldro, heulsaf, troad y rhod

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Noun 2Edit

alban m (uncountable)

  1. (music) element in names of some of the 24 metres in Cerdd Dant

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MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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