dans

dans

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Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch dans.

Noun

dans (plural danse)

  1. dance

Verb

dans (present dans, present participle dans, past participle gedans)

  1. to dance

Danish

Alternative forms

  • dands (obsolete)

Etymology

From French danse

Noun

dans c (singular definite dansen, plural indefinite danse)

  1. A dance.

Inflection

Derived terms

  • danser
  • danserinde

References

  • “dans” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑns
  • IPA(key): /dɑns/

Noun

dans m (plural dansen, diminutive dansje n)

  1. dance

Derived terms

Verb

dans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dansen
  2. imperative of dansen

Faroese

Noun

dans m

  1. accusative singular of dansur
  2. genitive singular of dansur

French

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin de intus or deintus, meaning "from inside" or "from within".

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑ̃/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃

Preposition

dans

  1. in (inside)
    • 1837 Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter I:
      Dans une bourgade de la Manche, dont je ne veux pas me rappeler le nom, vivait, il n’y a pas longtemps, un hidalgo ....
      In a village of La Mancha, whose name I do not want to remember, lived, not long ago, an hidalgo ....
  2. in, into (from outside, to inside)
    Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
    Put money into one's pocket.
  3. in, within (a longer period of time)
    Je serai prêt dans une heure.
    I'll be ready in one hour.
  4. out of, from
    Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
    He takes the butter out of the fridge.
  5. (with respect to time) during

See also

  • dedans
  • en

Etymology 2

See dan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dan/

Noun

dans m

  1. plural of dan

Further reading

  • “dans” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tans/

Noun

dans m (genitive singular dans, nominative plural dansar)

  1. dance

Declension


Latin

Etymology

Present active participle of .

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /dans/, [dãːs]

Participle

dāns m or f or n (genitive dantis); third declension

  1. giving
  2. offering, rendering
  3. yielding, conceding

Inflection

Third declension.

1When used purely as an adjective.


Norman

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin de intus, deintus (from inside, from within).

Preposition

dans

  1. (Guernsey) in

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old French dance; and Old Norse dans

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural danser, definite plural dansene)

  1. a dance
  2. dancing
Derived terms
  • dansegulv, dansegolv
  • folkedans
  • magedans
Related terms
  • danse
  • danser
  • danserinne

Etymology 2

Verb

dans

  1. imperative of danse

References

  • “dans” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old French dance; and Old Norse dans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑns/

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural dansar, definite plural dansane)

  1. a dance

Derived terms

  • dansegolv
  • folkedans

Related terms

  • dansar

Verb

dans

  1. imperative of dansa

Further reading

  • “dans” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Romanian

Etymology

From French danse, Italian danza, German Tanz.

Noun

dans n (plural dansuri)

  1. dance

Declension

Alternative forms

  • danț

Related terms

  • dansa

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

dans c

  1. dance

Declension

Related terms

  • dansa
  • dansare

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from French danse.

Noun

dans (definite accusative dansı, plural danslar)

  1. dance (movements to music)


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