See also: Kraan

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch crāne, from Old Dutch *crano, from Proto-West Germanic *kranō, from Proto-Germanic *kranô. The senses “tap” and “crane” as a machine are both based on resemblance with the bird's neck.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kraːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kraan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

NounEdit

kraan f (plural kranen, diminutive kraantje n)

  1. crane (machine for lifting)
  2. tap, faucet

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kraan
  • Aukan: kalan
  • Caribbean Hindustani: krán
  • Malay: keran
  • Japanese: カラン (karan)
  • Papiamentu: kranchi, kramchi (from the diminutive), kran, kraan
  • Russian: кран (kran) (or from Middle Low German krān) (see there for further descendants)
  • Saramaccan: kalán
  • Sranan Tongo: krân
    • Caribbean Javanese: krang

NounEdit

kraan m (plural kranen, diminutive kraantje n)

  1. (obsolete) crane (bird)

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From either Middle Low German krān or German Kran. See also kraana.

NounEdit

kraan (genitive kraani, partitive kraani)

  1. tap, faucet

DeclensionEdit