See also: etán, étan, and Etan

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etan

  1. inessive singular of eta

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etan m inan

  1. (organic chemistry) ethane (C2H6)

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Further reading edit

  • etan in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • etan in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • etan in Internetová jazyková příručka

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etan

  1. accusative singular of eta

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etan n

  1. (organic chemistry) ethane

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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etan n (definite singular etanet) (uncountable)

  1. ethane (aliphatic hydrocarbon, C2H6)

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etan n (definite singular etanet) (uncountable)

  1. ethane (as above)

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Etymology 1 edit

Cognates include Yoruba ìtàn.

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ètàn (plural ètànzhì)

  1. history
  2. tradition
  3. lineage ; genealogy

Etymology 2 edit

From e- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ tán (to pain).

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etán (plural etánzhì)

  1. pain

Old Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *etan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

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etan

  1. to eat

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Descendants edit

  • Middle Dutch: ēten
    • Dutch: eten
    • Limburgish: aete

Further reading edit

  • etan (II)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

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Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *etan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

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etan

  1. to eat
    • late 9th century, King Alfred's translation of Saint Augustine's Soliloquies
      Ne lyst mē nāwiht ðāra metta þe ic forhātan habbe, ac mē lyst ðāra þe ic getiohhod habbe tō ætanne, ðonne ic hī gesēo.
      I desire none of those meats which I have renounced; I desire those which I have thought right to eat, when I see them.

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From Proto-West Germanic *etan.

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etan

  1. to eat

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English ethane. By surface analysis, etyl +‎ -an.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.tan/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtan
  • Syllabification: e‧tan

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etan m inan

  1. ethane

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Further reading edit

  • etan in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • etan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Borrowed from French éthane.

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etan m (uncountable)

  1. ethane

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Etymology edit

From English ethane; equivalent to etyl +‎ -an.

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etan n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) ethane

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Declension of etan 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative etan etanet
Genitive etans etanets

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