BalineseEdit

ConjunctionEdit

lan

  1. and

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

lan inan

  1. work, task
  2. labour
  3. annoyance, trouble

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lan (inanimate, ending in consonant)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive lan lana lanak
ergative lanek lanak lanek
dative lani lanari lanei
genitive lanen lanaren lanen
comitative lanekin lanarekin lanekin
causative lanengatik lanarengatik lanengatik
benefactive lanentzat lanarentzat lanentzat
instrumental lanez lanaz lanez
inessive lanetan lanean lanetan
locative lanetako laneko lanetako
allative lanetara lanera lanetara
terminative lanetaraino laneraino lanetaraino
directive lanetarantz lanerantz lanetarantz
destinative lanetarako lanerako lanetarako
ablative lanetatik lanetik lanetatik
partitive lanik
prolative lantzat

Derived termsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

ArticleEdit

lan

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notesEdit

Use this word only after a word that ends with a nasal vowel and an oral (non-nasal) consonant, in that order, and when it modifies a singular noun.

See alsoEdit


JavaneseEdit

ConjunctionEdit

lan

  1. and

Lower SorbianEdit

 
lan

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-; cognate with Upper Sorbian len, Polish len, Czech len, Russian лён (ljon), Old Church Slavonic льнѣнъ (lĭněnŭ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lan m (diminutive lank)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “lan”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “lan”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

lan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of làn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lan

  1. Alternative spelling of lán

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English LAN, acronym of local area network.

NounEdit

lan n (definite singular lanet, indefinite plural lan, definite plural lana)

  1. (networking) a LAN
  2. (computing) a LAN party

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cf. “lan” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

AnagramsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Church Slavonic льнъ (lĭnŭ), from Proto-Slavic *lьnъ. Compare Ukrainian лан (lan).

NounEdit

lan n (plural lanuri)

  1. field (arable land)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ.

NounEdit

lȁn m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏н)

  1. flax

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


TetumEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese , from Old Portuguese lãa (wool), from Latin lāna (wool), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂ (wool).

NounEdit

lan

  1. wool

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

lan

  1. Alternative form of ulan

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare tràn (to overflow).

VerbEdit

lan

  1. to spread; to run
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

(classifier cây, bông, hoa) lan

  1. orchid

See alsoEdit

Derived terms

WabEdit

NounEdit

lan

  1. water

Further readingEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The sense of "up, upwards" comes from an abbreviation of the phrase i'r lan "to the shore, ashore; upwards".

PrepositionEdit

lan

  1. (South Wales) up
    Sa i'n mynd lan yr Wyddfa ei hunan.I'm not going up Snowdon itself.
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

AdverbEdit

lan

  1. (South Wales) up, upwards
    Sa i'n mynd lan gyda ti.I'm not going up with you.
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

NounEdit

lan

  1. Soft mutation of glan (shore, bank).

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glan lan nglan unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lan

  1. Soft mutation of llan (church).

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llan lan unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Coast BajauEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sama-Bajaw *lalan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *zalan, from Proto-Austronesian *zalan.

NounEdit

lan

  1. path
  2. trail

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse *lǫ́n, from Proto-Germanic *laihwną, from Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /loːɳ/, /lɑːɳ/, /loːn/

NounEdit

lan n

  1. A loan.
  2. A confused, lost person.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lan n

  1. Alternative spelling of land

YámanaEdit

NounEdit

lan

  1. tongue

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰlaːnᴬ (nephew; niece; grandchild). Cognate with Thai หลาน (lǎan), Northern Thai ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Khün ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Lao ຫຼານ (lān), ᦜᦱᧃ (l̇aan), Tai Dam ꪨꪱꪙ, Shan လၢၼ် (lǎan), Tai Nüa ᥘᥣᥢᥴ (láan), Ahom 𑜎𑜃𑜫 (lan), Saek หล่าน.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lan (classifier boux, Sawndip forms 𭓀 or 𰌮 or 𭓎 or 𬞕, 1957–1982 spelling lan)

  1. grandchild; grandson

Derived termsEdit