See also: Jan, Ján, jan., Jan., and jàŋ

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جَنّ(jann)

NounEdit

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.

AnagramsEdit


BambaraEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jan

  1. trap (device to catch animals)

ReferencesEdit


BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • 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]

NounEdit

jan inan

  1. food
    Synonym: janari

DeclensionEdit

Declension of jan (inanimate, ending in consonant)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive jan jana janak
ergative janek janak janek
dative jani janari janei
genitive janen janaren janen
comitative janekin janarekin janekin
causative janengatik janarengatik janengatik
benefactive janentzat janarentzat janentzat
instrumental janez janaz janez
inessive janetan janean janetan
locative janetako janeko janetako
allative janetara janera janetara
terminative janetaraino janeraino janetaraino
directive janetarantz janerantz janetarantz
destinative janetarako janerako janetarako
ablative janetatik janetik janetatik
partitive janik
prolative jantzat

VerbEdit

jan ? (present participle jaten, future participle jango, short form jan, verbal noun jate)

  1. to eat
  2. to eat away, corrode

Bau BidayuhEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

jan

  1. rain (condensed water from a cloud)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening of Joan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Only used in bon jan

Further readingEdit


DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin annus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jan m (plural jain or jein)

  1. year

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

jan m (plural jans)

  1. Each of the two tables in trictrac
    Je remplis mon grand jan par doublet : six points pour moi.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

jan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じゃん

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

jan

  1. January; Abbreviation of januari.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


TagalogEdit

AdverbEdit

jan

  1. (text messaging) Alternative spelling of diyan.

Yucatec MayaEdit

VerbEdit

jan (intransitive)

  1. to eat

ConjugationEdit

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YorubaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jàn

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

Derived termsEdit