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See also: Yan, yán, yàn, yān, yǎn, 'yan, ƴan, and þan

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Along with ane and yen, a Northumbrian form of one, from the Old English ān. An example is "yan, twee, tree" for "one, two, three".

NumeralEdit

yan

  1. (cardinal, Northumbria) One.
Derived termsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Griffiths, Bill (2004) A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1-904794-16-5, page 191
  • Leith, Dick (1997) A Social History of English, Routledge, ISBN 0415097975, 9780415097970 Invalid ISBN, page 45

Etymology 2Edit

From Celtic numerals, with influence from Old English ān or modern Northern English yan or yen.

NumeralEdit

yan

  1. (cardinal, Northern England) One in Cumbrian sheep counting rhyme.
 
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Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wright, Peter (1995) Cumbrian Chat, Dalesman Publishing Company, ISBN 185-568-092-0, page 7
  • Deakin, Michael A.B. (2007), Leigh-Lancaster, David, editor, The Name of the Number[1], Australian Council for Educational Research, ISBN 0864317573, page 75
  • Varvogli, Aliki (2002) Annie Proulx's The Shipping News: A Reader's Guide[2], Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 0826452337, pages 24-25

AnagramsEdit


ChamorroEdit

ConjunctionEdit

yan

  1. and

Usage notesEdit

Used to connect similar words or phrases. To indicate causation the alternate ya is used.

See alsoEdit


DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin annus.

NounEdit

yan m

  1. year (Vegliot)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

yan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of yān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of yán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of yǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of yàn.

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.

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic *yan-, *ya-, from Proto-Turkic *yā- (side).

NounEdit

yan

  1. side (bounding straight edge of an object)
    Erkek eşyalarımın yanında oturuyordu - The man was sitting beside my belongings


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at side. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see yan in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008