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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

bacán m (genitive singular bacáin, nominative plural bacáin)

  1. hinge hook
  2. crook
  3. peg
  4. glass (of poteen)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

bacán m (genitive singular bacáin, nominative plural bacáin)

  1. (stalk of) water lily
  2. Alternative form of beacán (mushroom)
Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bacán bhacán mbacán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ligurian bacan (boss, captain), from Turkish bakan (minister).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bacán m (plural bacanes)

  1. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) pimp
  2. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) boss, owner
  3. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) concubine
  4. (colloquial, dated, Argentina, Uruguay) lover of a kept woman

AdjectiveEdit

bacán (feminine singular bacana, masculine plural bacanes, feminine plural bacanas)

  1. (colloquial, Ecuador, Perú, Chile, Colombia, Cuba) cool, awesome
  2. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) posh
  3. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) snobbish
  4. (colloquial, Argentina, Uruguay) luxurious, refined

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