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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English panne, from West Germanic. Cognate with Dutch pan, German Pfanne.

Noun

Singular
pan

Plural
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  1. A wide, flat receptacle used around the house, especially for cooking or frying.
  2. The contents of such a dish.
  3. A cylindrical receptacle about as tall as it is wide, with one long handle, usually made of metal, used for cooking in the home.
  4. A wide receptacle in which gold grains are separated from gravel by washing the contents with water.
  5. (geography) a specific type of lake, natural depression or basin. They are sometimes associated with desert areas.
  6. Strong criticism.
  7. A loaf of bread.
  8. The base part of a toilet, consisting of a bowl and a footing. [1]
  9. (slang) A face.
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Derived terms
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Verb

Infinitive
to pan

Third person singular
pan

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
n

to pan (third-person singular simple present pan, present participle n, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To wash in a pan (of earth, sand etc. when searching for gold).
  2. (transitive) To disparage; to belittle; to put down; to criticise severely.
  3. (intransitive) With "out" (to pan out), to turn out well; to be successful.
Translations

Etymology 2

From a clipped form of panorama.

Verb

Infinitive
to pan

Third person singular
pan

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
n

to pan (third-person singular simple present pan, present participle n, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To turn horizontally (of a camera etc.).
Derived terms
Translations

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

pan f. (plural pannen, diminutive pannetje)

  1. pan

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French

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] pannus.

Noun

pan m. (plural pans)

  1. piece, part
  2. side, face
  3. lap (of coat)
  4. patch, area, section, sector

Etymology 2

Imitative.

Interjection

pan

  1. bang

Japanese

Noun

pan (hiragana ぱん)

  1. パン: bread

Malay

Noun

pan

  1. grandmother

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

pan

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, pān, pán, pǎn, or pàn.

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.


Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

pan m. (plural panowie, dative singular panu, vocative singular panie)

  1. gentleman, man
  2. master, teacher
  3. lord
  4. Mr, mister

Pronoun

pan

  1. you (polite second person m.-personal nominative, it takes verbs as third-person sg. form)

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Spanish

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] panis

Pronunciation

Noun

pan m. (plural panes)

Singular
pan m.

Plural
panes m.

  1. bread
    Para mi desayuno, tomo pan y leche.
    For my breakfast, I have bread and milk.

Derived terms

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