Dutch Edit

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Etymology Edit

Borrowed from Latin cȳaneus, from Ancient Greek κύανος (kúanos).

Pronunciation Edit

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

Noun Edit

cyaan n (uncountable)

  1. cyanogen, a blueish, acid, poisonous gas
  2. cyan (colour)

Synonyms Edit

Derived terms Edit

Adjective Edit

cyaan (comparative cyaner, superlative cyaanst)

  1. cyan

Inflection Edit

Inflection of cyaan
uninflected cyaan
inflected cyane
comparative cyaner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial cyaan cyaner het cyaanst
het cyaanste
indefinite m./f. sing. cyane cyanere cyaanste
n. sing. cyaan cyaner cyaanste
plural cyane cyanere cyaanste
definite cyane cyanere cyaanste
partitive cyaans cyaners

Jamaican Creole Edit

Alternative forms Edit

Etymology Edit

From English can't.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʲɑ̃/, /ˈkʲɒ̃/
  • Hyphenation: cyaan

Verb Edit


  1. can't, cannot
    Me cyaan dance now cause bar lock.
    I can't go dancing because the nightclubs are closed.
    We cyaan manage no hurricane now, we cyaan manage.
    We can't withstand another hurricane at present under any circumstances.

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