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For pronunciation and definitions of tân – see (“to exhibit; to display; to explain; etc.”).
(This character, tân, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“new”), from Middle Chinese (sin).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tân

  1. (humorous) virgin
    gái tân
    a virgin girl or woman
    trai tân
    a virgin boy or man

PrefixEdit

tân

  1. used in the titles of modern serialized East Asian works of fiction to mean "this series is a reboot/remake/reimagining, or it tells a brand new story arc"
    Tân Dòng sông ly biệt
    Romance in the Rain
    (literally, “New River of Farewell”)
    Tân Thiết quyền tiểu tử
    New Ironfist Chinmi

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Derived terms

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *teɸnets (fire) (compare Old Irish teine, Cornish and Breton tan), from Proto-Indo-European *tep- (be warm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tân m (plural tanau)

  1. fire

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tân dân nhân thân
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.