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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tuan (plural tuans)

  1. The brush-tailed phascogale, Phascogale tapoatafa.

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay tuan.

NounEdit

tuan (plural tuan-tuan, first-person possessive tuanku, second-person possessive tuanmu, third-person possessive tuannya)

  1. mister (title of adult male)

MalayEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tuan (Jawi spelling توان)

  1. mister (title of adult male)

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MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

tuan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tuān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tuán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tuǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tuàn.

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.