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See also: Suan, súan, suàn, suān, süän, and suǎn

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

suan

  1. Genitive singular form of suka.

AnagramsEdit


GagauzEdit

NounEdit

suan (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. onion

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish súan, from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, from the root *swep- (to sleep).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sˠuən̪ˠ], [sˠuənˠ]

NounEdit

suan m (genitive singular suain)

  1. sleep, slumber

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
suan shuan
after an, tsuan
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "suan" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “suan” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “suan” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

suan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of suān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of suǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of suàn.

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 EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English swan.

NounEdit

suan

  1. Alternative form of swan

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English swān.

NounEdit

suan

  1. Alternative form of swon