See also: Gespan

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch gespan (clasp; chain, bracelet), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *ga- *spannaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈspɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧span
  • Rhymes: -ɑn

NounEdit

gespan n (plural gespannen)

  1. A span, a team (pair or larger team of draught animals).
    Synonym: span
  2. (archaic) The firmament.
    Synonym: firmament
  3. (obsolete) A group, fellowship, party, band.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: gespan