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See also: Clan and član

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Scottish Gaelic clann (offspring, children of the family), from Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta (shoot, offspring). Doublet of plant.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /klæn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æn

NounEdit

clan (plural clans)

  1. (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  2. A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  3. Any association of people behaving clannishly, including one's immediate family.
    • 1923, P.G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves:
      As a rule, you see, I'm not lugged into Family Rows. On the occasions when Aunt is calling to Aunt like mastodons bellowing across primeval swamps and Uncle James's letter about Cousin Mabel's peculiar behaviour is being shot round the family circle... the clan has a tendency to ignore me.
  4. (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  5. A badger colony.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clans)

  1. clan

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English clan, from Scottish Gaelic clann (progeny, race), from Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta (shoot, offspring). As such, it is a doublet of plant (plant, flora).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clans, diminutive clannetje n)

  1. clan

DescendantsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English clan, Scottish Gaelic clann, ultimately from Latin planta, and therefore a doublet of plante.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clans)

  1. clan

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clans)

  1. clan

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English clan.

NounEdit

clan m (invariable)

  1. clan
  2. team
  3. gang

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clans)

  1. Alternative spelling of clã

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English clan. Doublet of planta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clan m (plural clanes)

  1. clan