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Etymology edit

From Arabic جَنّ (jann)

Noun edit

jan

  1. Obsolete form of jinn.
    • 1888, Charles Montagu Doughty, Travels in Arabia Deserta:
      He cast out the demons of possessed persons, and he bound the jân, wellah, in yonder corner.

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Noun edit

jan

  1. trap (device to catch animals)

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Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /xan/, [xãn]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /jan/, [jãn]
    • (Biscayan) IPA(key): [d͡ʒan]
    • (Gipuzkoan) IPA(key): [xan]
    • (Navarrese) IPA(key): [jan]
    • (Navarro-Lapurdian) IPA(key): [ɟan]
    • (Souletin) IPA(key): [ʒan]

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jan inan

  1. food
    Synonym: janari

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Verb edit

jan du (imperfect participle jaten, future participle jango or janen, short form jan, verbal noun jate)

  1. to eat
  2. to eat away, corrode

Bau Bidayuh edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quzan, from Proto-Austronesian *quzaN.

Noun edit

jan

  1. rain (condensed water from a cloud)

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Shortening of Joan.

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Noun edit

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Only used in bon jan

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Dalmatian edit

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Etymology edit

From Latin annus.

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Noun edit

jan m (plural jain or jein)

  1. year

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Noun edit

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Each of the two tables in trictrac
    Je remplis mon grand jan par doublet : six points pour moi.
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Romanization edit

jan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じゃん

Swedish edit

Noun edit

jan

  1. January; Abbreviation of januari.

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Adverb edit

jan (Baybayin spelling ᜇ᜔ᜌᜈ᜔) (text messaging)

  1. Alternative spelling of diyan

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Noun edit

jàn

  1. to bang something with another
  2. (idiomatic) to fail an examination or test

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