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Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

zan

  1. Only; merely; just; but.
    • 1565: Alonso de Molina, Confessionario breue, en lengua Mexicana y Castellana
      Nicã ompeua yn neyolmelaualoni, yn amo veyca yn çã tepiton, ...
    • 1645: Horacio Carochi, Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los adverbios della
      Ca àmo ōnicàhuac, ca çan ihuiān ōnicnōnōtz, no le reñi, sino que le auisè mansamente.
    • Late 17C: annals of Puebla
      niman ticalaque metztli de septiembre auh niman oncan omononotzque onpualli ommatlactli caxtilteca yni san yehuantin quichihuasq̄ yn pantzin

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, pp. 41, 43, 535–536.
  • Carochi, Horacio. (1645) Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los adverbios della, Juan Ruyz, ff. 109v–110r.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, pp. 345–346.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, pp. 30, 100–102, 217.

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl zan

AdverbEdit

zan

  1. Only; merely; just; but.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

zan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ざん

KamakanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • sa (Kotoxo)

NounEdit

zan

  1. (Kamakan) water

ReferencesEdit

  • Chestmir Loukotka, La família lingüística Kamakan del Brasil

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

zan (Zhuyin ˙ㄗㄢ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of , ,

zan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of zàn.

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 High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German zan, from Proto-Germanic *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

NounEdit

zan m

  1. tooth

DescendantsEdit

  • Alemannic German: Zah
    Bern: Ton
    Swabian: Zah, Zai
  • Bavarian: Zant
  • Central Franconian: Zank, Zand
    Kölsch: Zant
  • German: Zahn
    • Central Franconian: Zahn
  • Hunsrik: Zaan
  • Luxembourgish: Zant
  • Pennsylvania German: Zaah
  • Vilamovian: cōn
  • Yiddish: צאָן(tson)

Old High GermanEdit

NounEdit

zan m

  1. Alternative form of zand

DeclensionEdit


ZouEdit