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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

luan (countable and uncountable, plural luans)

  1. Alternative spelling of lauan

Anagrams edit

Albanian edit

 
Nje luan.

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin leō, leōnem.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /luˈan/
  • Rhymes: -an
  • Hyphenation: lu‧án

Noun edit

luan m (plural luanë, definite luani, definite plural luanët)

  1. (zoology) lion
  2. (figurative, also as adjective) brave, valiant, courageous

Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998) “luan”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 232

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

luan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of luán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of luǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of luàn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lüán.
  5. Nonstandard spelling of lüǎn.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Tetum edit

Noun edit

luan

  1. width