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

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. (Northumbria) One.
Derived termsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Griffiths, Bill (2004) A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN, page 191
  • Leith, Dick (1997) A Social History of English, Routledge, →ISBN, page 45

Etymology 2Edit

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

NumeralEdit

yan

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

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Proto-Turkic *yān (side). Cognate with Chuvash ҫум (śum), etc.

NounEdit

yan (definite accusative yanı, plural yanlar)

  1. side
    Synonym: tərəf
  2. (anatomy) buttock

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


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.

TapirapéEdit

NounEdit

yan

  1. canoe

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish یان(yan), from Proto-Turkic *yān (side).

NounEdit

yan (definite accusative yanı, plural yanlar)

  1. side
    Erkek eşyalarımın yanında oturuyorduThe man was sitting next to my belongings
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative yan
Definite accusative yanı
Singular Plural
Nominative yan yanlar
Definite accusative yanı yanları
Dative yana yanlara
Locative yanda yanlarda
Ablative yandan yanlardan
Genitive yanın yanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular yanım yanlarım
2nd singular yanın yanların
3rd singular yanı yanları
1st plural yanımız yanlarımız
2nd plural yanınız yanlarınız
3rd plural yanları yanları

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

yan

  1. second-person singular imperative of yanmak

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Latin iānua.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yan (nominative plural yans)

  1. door

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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