See also: gläns

EnglishEdit

 glans on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin glāns (an acorn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡlænz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænz

NounEdit

glans (plural glandes or (rare) glans)

  1. (anatomy) Ellipsis of glans penis.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:glans penis
  2. (anatomy) Ellipsis of clitoral glans.
  3. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  4. (medicine) Synonym of goiter.
  5. (gynaecology) Synonym of pessary.

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glans

  1. plural of gla

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz (brilliance). Cognate with modern German Glanz, Swedish glans.

NounEdit

glans

  1. the quality of being shiny
  2. glamour, magnificence

Etymology 2Edit

Learned borrowing from Latin glāns.

NounEdit

glans

  1. the head of the penis

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch glans (ca. 1400), from Middle High German glanz (shine, lustre), whence Modern German Glanz.

NounEdit

glans m (uncountable, diminutive glansje n)

  1. lustre, shine, shimmer, gloss, glistening
  2. (optics) gloss
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

glans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of glanzen
  2. imperative of glanzen

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz (brilliance). Cognate with modern German Glanz, Swedish glans.

NounEdit

glans m (genitive singular glans, no plural)

  1. shine, lustre, sheen

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LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *glānts, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷelh₂- (acorn).

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glāns f (genitive glandis); third declension

  1. (literally) an acorn, nut; any acorn-shaped fruit; a beechnut, chestnut
  2. (transferred sense)
    1. (weaponry) an acorn-shaped ball of lead or clay, hurled at the enemy
    2. (New Latin, firearms) a bullet
    3. (anatomy) the glans penis
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InflectionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative glāns glandēs
Genitive glandis glandum
Dative glandī glandibus
Accusative glandem glandēs
Ablative glande glandibus
Vocative glāns glandēs

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DescendantsEdit

See also glandula.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German Glanz (sense 1), and Latin glans (sense 3).

NounEdit

glans m (definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glanser, definite plural glansene)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance
  2. (short form of glansbilde) a glossy print or picture
  3. (anatomy) glans

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From German Glanz.

NounEdit

glans m (definite singular glansen, uncountable)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance, sparkle, the quality of being shiny
  2. a glossy print or picture (short form of glansbilde or glansbilete)
  3. glory, magnificence
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin glans (acorn).

NounEdit

glans m (definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glansar, definite plural glansane)

  1. (anatomy) glans

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Glanz, from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz, from Proto-Germanic *glantaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰlond-o-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰlend-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡlans/
  • Rhymes: -ans
  • Syllabification: glans

NounEdit

glans m inan

  1. (colloquial) gleam, lustre, shine
    Synonyms: blask, glanc, połysk

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Further readingEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz (brilliance). Cognate with modern German Glanz.

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glans c

  1. shine, gloss, sheen
    Vilken glans! Du har städat jätteväl.
    What a shine! You've cleaned really well.
  2. radiance (of for example the moon)
  3. (figuratively) splendor, glory, sheen
    att sola sig i glansen av någon
    to bask in the glory of someone

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