See also: iman

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

imán m (plural imanes)

  1. magnet (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism)

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ima +‎ -n (case suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈimaːn]
  • Hyphenation: imán

NounEdit

imán

  1. superessive singular of ima

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish aymant, apocopic form of aymante (lodestone), from Old French aïmant (lodestone), from Vulgar Latin *adimas, from Latin adamās (very hard steel; adamant; diamond), ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adámas), with the same meaning. Reinforced or reintroduced by modern French aimant (magnet). Cognate with English diamond.

NounEdit

imán m (plural imanes)

  1. magnet
    Synonym: magneto
  2. attraction, charm
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

NounEdit

imán m (plural imanes)

  1. (Islam) imam
Derived termsEdit