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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

cyaan n (uncountable)

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

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cyaan (comparative cyaner, superlative cyaanst)

  1. cyan

InflectionEdit

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 CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English can't.

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

cyaan

  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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