lan

lan

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English Online Dictionary. What means lan‎? What does lan mean?

Basque

Noun

lan inan

  1. work, task
  2. labour
  3. annoyance, trouble

Declension

Derived terms

  • lan egin 'work' (v.)
  • lantegi 'workplace'

Haitian Creole

Article

lan

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notes

Use this word only after a word that ends with a nasal vowel and an oral (non-nasal) consonant, in that order, and when it modifies a singular noun.

See also

  • a
  • an
  • la
  • nan
  • yo
  • yon

Javanese

Conjunction

lan

  1. and

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lino-; cognate with Upper Sorbian len, Polish len, Czech len, Russian лён (ljon), Old Church Slavonic льнѣнъ (lĭněnŭ).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lan/

Noun

lan m (diminutive lank)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)

Declension

Further reading

  • lan in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • lan in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Mandarin

Romanization

lan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of làn.

Usage notes

  • 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 Irish

Adjective

lan

  1. Alternative spelling of lán

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English LAN, acronym of local area network.

Noun

lan n (definite singular lanet, indefinite plural lan, definite plural lana)

  1. (networking) a LAN
  2. (computing) a LAN party

Derived terms

  • lana, lane (verb)

References

  • Cf. “lan” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Anagrams

  • nal

Novial

Determiner

lan

  1. her

Pronoun

lan

  1. hers

Related terms

  • la
  • lasen

Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavic form; compare Ukrainian лан (lan).

Noun

lan n (plural lanuri)

  1. field (arable land)

Declension

Synonyms

  • ogor

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lьnъ.

Noun

lȁn m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏н)

  1. flax

Declension

Derived terms

  • lànen

Tetum

Etymology

Borrowed from Portuguese , from Old Portuguese lãa (wool), from Latin lāna (wool), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂ (wool).

Noun

lan

  1. wool

Turkish

Interjection

lan

  1. yo (clarification of this definition is needed)

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [laːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [laːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [laːŋ˧˧]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *laaɲ (to spread; to be propagated); cognate with Bahnar lanh (to spread), Khasi laiñ-laiñ (from place to place), Mon သၞာန် (hənan, to spread) (through a prefixed form). Compare also tràn (to overflow).

Verb

lan

  1. to spread; to run

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun

(classifier cây, bông, hoa) lan

  1. orchid

Wab

Noun

lan

  1. water

Further reading

  • John Carter, Katie Carter, John Grummitt, Bonnie MacKenzie, Janell Masters, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Mur Village Vernaculars (2012)

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lan/

Etymology 1

The sense of "up, upwards" comes from an abbreviation of the phrase i'r lan "to the shore, ashore; upwards".

Preposition

lan

  1. (South Wales) up
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

Adverb

lan

  1. (South Wales) up, upwards
    Synonym: i fyny
    Antonym: i lawr

Noun

lan

  1. Soft mutation of glan (shore, bank).

Derived terms

  • lanlwytho (to upload)

Mutation

Etymology 2

Noun

lan

  1. Soft mutation of llan (church).

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse *lǫ́n, from Proto-Germanic *laihwną, from Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /loːɳ/, /lɑːɳ/, /loːn/

Noun

lan

  1. A loan.
  2. A confused, lost person.
Related terms
  • laan
  • loon

Etymology 2

Noun

lan

  1. Alternative spelling of land

Yámana

Noun

lan

  1. tongue

Zhuang

Etymology

From Proto-Tai *ʰlaːnᴬ (nephew; niece; grandchild). Cognate with Thai หลาน (lǎan), Northern Thai ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Khün ᩉᩖᩣ᩠ᨶ, Lao ຫຼານ (lān), ᦜᦱᧃ (l̇aan), Tai Dam ꪨꪱꪙ, Shan လၢၼ် (lǎan), Tai Nüa ᥘᥣᥢᥴ (láan), Ahom 𑜎𑜃𑜫 (lan), Saek หล่าน.

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /laːn˨˦/
  • Tone numbers: lan1
  • Hyphenation: lan

Noun

lan (classifier boux, Sawndip forms 𭓀, 𰌮, 𭓎, 𬞕, old orthography lan)

  1. grandchild; grandson

Derived terms

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