# lần

*See also:*

**Appendix:Variations of "lan"**

## VietnameseEdit

### PronunciationEdit

### Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese *輪* (“circle, wheel; turn”, SV: *luân*).

#### NounEdit

(*classifier* cái) **lần** • (吝, 𠞺, 𡫫, 𨁮)

### PrepositionEdit

**lần**

- (mathematics) times
*Ba lần ba là chín*― Three times three is nine

### Etymology 2Edit

#### VerbEdit

**lần**

- to grope, to search by touch
**2016**, Trầm Hương, Trong cơn lốc xoáy, part I, NXB Phụ nữ, page 77:- Bà
**lần**túi, lấy ra cắc bạc, đưa cho Vạn: […]- She
**rummaged**in her bag, took out a silver*hào*coin, and handed it to Vạn.

- She

- to track, to follow

#### Derived termsEdit

Derived terms