EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic, likely Cantonese 三板 (saam1 baan2) or Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

sampan (plural sampans)

  1. A flat-bottomed Chinese wooden boat propelled by two oars.
    • 1953, John C. Caldwell, China Coast Family[1], Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, LCCN 53-9623, OCLC 1199230, page 96:
      We traveled down the Min River from Nanping in a small sampan, flying the American flag for protection against bandits and soldiers. Those were the days when the Stars and Stripes still afforded some protection.
    • 1975 November 16, L. Chen, “Maoist showcase of big troubles”, in Free China Weekly[2], volume XVI, number 45, Taipei, page 3:
      Freedom-fighter Lin Chun-hwei reports his escape from the mainland at the Free China Relief Association. Lin escaped by sampan from Putien in Fukien province to one of the islets near Kinmen Oct. 27.

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɑmpɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sam‧pan

NounEdit

sampan f (plural sampans)

  1. sampan (Chinese wooden boat)

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

sampan m (plural sampans)

  1. sampan

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay sampan, from Classical Malay sampan, from Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

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NounEdit

sampan (first-person possessive sampanku, second-person possessive sampanmu, third-person possessive sampannya)

  1. sampan

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Classical Malay sampan, from Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

NounEdit

sampan (Jawi spelling سمڤن‎, plural sampan-sampan, informal 1st possessive sampanku, 2nd possessive sampanmu, 3rd possessive sampannya)

  1. sampan

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English sampan, from Sinitic, see the English entry.

NounEdit

sampan m (definite singular sampanen, indefinite plural sampaner, definite plural sampanene)

  1. (nautical) a sampan
    • 2014, "Den tapte historien" by Kim Fay, Bazarforlag →ISBN [3]
      Mellom dem drev sampaner som så ut som de var kommet seilende fra et annet århundre.
      Between them went sampans that looked as though they were sailing in from another century.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Ein sampan

EtymologyEdit

From English sampan, from Sinitic, see the English entry.

NounEdit

sampan m (definite singular sampanen, indefinite plural sampanar, definite plural sampanane)

  1. (nautical) a sampan

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TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: sam.pan
  • IPA(key): /samˈpan/, [sɐmˈpan]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Spanish champán.

NounEdit

sampán

  1. champagne

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

NounEdit

sampán

  1. (nautical) sampan

West MakianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian sampan, from Classical Malay سمڤن‎(sampan), from Hokkien 舢板 (sam-pán).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sampan

  1. a sampan

ReferencesEdit

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[4], Pacific linguistics