See also: Gans, Gäns, and -gans

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

gans

  1. (Tyneside) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gan

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch gans.

NounEdit

gans (plural ganse)

  1. goose

DescendantsEdit

  • Xhosa: urhanisi
  • Zulu: ihansi

CornishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Cornish cant, from Proto-Celtic *kanta (together with).

PrepositionEdit

gans

  1. with (in the company of)
  2. with (expresses possession of something on one's person)
  3. by (indicates the actor of a clause in the passive voice)
  4. by (indicates the creator of a work)

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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑns/
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  • Hyphenation: gans
  • Rhymes: -ɑns

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch gans (alongside gōs, gās), from Proto-West Germanic *gans, from Proto-Germanic *gans.

NounEdit

 
Indische gans
Bar-headed goose (literally: Indian goose)

gans f (plural ganzen, diminutive gansje n)

  1. A goose, a waterfowl of the family Anatidae, especially of the subfamily Anserinae excepting the genera Cygnus and Coscoroba; in non-scientific usage the term may be applied to larger waterfowl of the Anatidae who do not belong to the Anserinae.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch gansch, gands, gants, gans, from Old High German ganz, from Proto-West Germanic *gant (all, whole, entire).

DeterminerEdit

gans

  1. whole, entire
    Het ganse land.
    The entire country.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of gans
uninflected gans
inflected ganse
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. ganse
n. sing. gans
plural ganse
definite ganse
partitive
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AdverbEdit

gans

  1. entirely
    Synonyms: geheel, helemaal, volledig
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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ganteng + -s

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

gans

  1. (slang, text messaging) handsome

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

gans m (1st declension, feminine form: gane)

  1. (male) shepherd

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ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

gans

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of gan

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

gans

  1. nominative plural of gan