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English

Etymology

Contracted infinitive and plural present of Middle English haven.

Verb

han

  1. (obsolete, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To have; have - Piers Plowman.

Quotations

  • Him thanken all, and thus they han an end - Chaucer

Basque

Pronoun

han

  1. there

Danish

Pronoun

han

  1. he

Galician

Verb

han

  1. third-person plural present indicative of haber.

Japanese

Proper noun

han (kanji , hiragana はん)

  1. A feudal clan of pre-Meiji Japan.

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

han

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, hān, hán, hǎn, or hàn.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Norwegian

Pronoun

han

  1. he (personal pronoun "he")


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


Rohingya

Noun

han

  1. ear

Samoan Plantation Pidgin

Noun

han

  1. arm
  2. hand

References

  • Mühlhäusler, Peter (1983). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin English and the origin of New Guinea Pidgin", in Ellen Woolford and William Washabaugh: The Social Context of Creolization, 28–76.

Spanish

Verb

han

  1. Third-person plural indicative present of haber.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Homophones

Pronoun

han

  1. he, the third person singular, masculine, nominative case.

Tok Pisin

Noun

han

  1. hand
  2. arm
  3. foreleg (of an animal)
  4. wing (of a bird)
  5. branch (of a tree)

Turkish

Noun

han

  1. khan
  2. inn (for caravans)

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