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Definitions and meaning of pan

pan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pæn/
  • Homophone: panne
  • Rhymes: -æn

Etymology 1

From Middle English panne, from Old English panne, from Proto-Germanic *pannǭ. Cognate with West Frisian panne, Saterland Frisian Ponne, Dutch pan, German Low German Panne, Pann, German Pfanne, Danish pande, Swedish panna, Icelandic panna.

Noun

pan (plural pans)

  1. A wide, flat receptacle used around the house, especially for cooking.
  2. The contents of such a receptacle.
  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. (Ireland) A deep plastic receptacle, used for washing or food preparation; a basin.
  5. A wide receptacle in which gold grains are separated from gravel by washing the contents with water.
  6. (geography, geology) An expanse of level land located in a depression, especially
    1. A pond or lake, considered as the expanse of land upon which the water sits.
    2. (especially South Africa) A dry lake or playa, especially a salt flat.
    3. (South Africa) Synonym of playa lake: a temporary pond or lake in a playa.
    4. Short for salt pan: a flat artificial pond used for collecting minerals from evaporated water.
  7. (geology) Short for hardpan: a hard substrate such as is formed in pans.
  8. (geology, obsolete South Africa) Synonym of pipe: a channel for lava within a volcano; the cylindrical remains of such channels.
  9. Strong adverse criticism.
  10. A loaf of bread.
  11. (obsolete) The chamber pot in a close stool; (now) the base of a toilet, consisting of the bowl and its support.
  12. (slang) A human face, a mug.
    • 1951, William S. Burroughs, in Harris (ed.), Letters 1945–59, Penguin 2009, p. 92:
      Dave and I have parted company, and I hope I never see his junky pan again.
    • 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Penguin 2010, page 103:
      This was the kind of operator who would tell you to be there at nine sharp and if you weren't sitting quietly with a pleased smile on your pan when he floated in two hours later on a double Gibson, he would have a paroxysm of outraged executive ability […].
  13. (roofing) The bottom flat part of a roofing panel that is between the ribs of the panel.
  14. A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating as part of manufacture; a vacuum pan.
  15. The part of a flintlock that holds the priming.
    • 1743, Robert Drury, The Pleasant, and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Robert Drury, during his Fifteen Years Captivity on the Island of Madagascar, London, pp. 95-96,[1]
      [] he pull’d the Trigger, but Providence being pleas’d to preserve me for some other Purpose, the Cock snapp’d, and miss’d Fire. Whether the Prime was wet in the Pan, or by what other Miracle it was I escap’d his Fury, I cannot say []
  16. The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain; the brainpan.
  17. (figuratively) The brain, seen as one's intellect
    • 14th century, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales: The Friar's Tale,
      Unto the devil rough and black of hue
      Give I thy body and my pan also."
  18. (carpentry) A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
Synonyms
  • (flat receptacle): frying pan, skillet, cookie sheet, tin
  • (tall receptacle): saucepan
  • (chamber pot): See Thesaurus:chamber pot
  • (toilet): See Thesaurus:toilet
Hyponyms
  • (expanse of flat land in a depression): flat
Hypernyms
  • (expanse of flat land in a depression): salt pan, salt flat, alkali pan
Derived terms
Descendants
  • ? Irish: panna
Translations

Verb

pan (third-person singular simple present pans, present participle panning, simple past and past participle panned)

  1. (transitive) To wash in a pan (of earth, sand etc. when searching for gold).
    • (Can we date this quote by General Sherman and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      We [] witnessed the process of cleaning up and panning out, which is the last process of separating the pure gold from the fine dirt and black sand.
  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.
  4. (transitive, informal, of a contest) To beat one's opposition convincingly.
  5. (informal) To criticize harshly a work (like a book, movie, etc.)
Coordinate terms
  • (wash in mining): sluice
Translations
See also
  • (place to pan for gold): lavatory

Etymology 2

From a clipped form of panorama.

Verb

pan (third-person singular simple present pans, present participle panning, simple past and past participle panned)

  1. (intransitive) Of a camera, etc.: to turn horizontally.
  2. (intransitive, photography) To move the camera lens angle while continuing to expose the film, enabling a contiguous view and enrichment of context. In still-photography large-group portraits the film usually remains on a horizontal fixed plane as the lens and/or the film holder moves to expose the film laterally. The resulting image may extend a short distance laterally or as great as 360 degrees from the point where the film first began to be exposed.
  3. (audio) To spread a sound signal into a new stereo or multichannel sound field, typically giving the impression that it is moving across the sound stage.
Coordinate terms
  • (of a camera): cant, tilt
Derived terms
  • pan and scan
  • panner
Translations
See also
  • cinema
  • cinematography
  • portrait
  • tripod

Etymology 3

Noun

pan (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of paan

Etymology 4

Compare French pan (skirt, lappet), Latin pannus (a cloth, rag). Doublet of pane.

Verb

pan (third-person singular simple present pans, present participle panning, simple past and past participle panned)

  1. To join or fit together; to unite.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 5

From Old English. See pane.

Noun

pan (plural pans)

  1. A part; a portion.
  2. (fortifications) The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
  3. A leaf of gold or silver.

Etymology 6

From pansexual by shortening.

Adjective

pan (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Pansexual.
    • 2012, Anna Waugh, "Texas got a pansexual legislator", Dallas Voice, Volume 29, Issue 33, 28 December 2012, page 9:
      When she publicly acknowledged that she is pan, it educated citizens near and far on what that sexuality meant and the importance of being proud of who you are.
    • 2013, Alejandra Rodriguez, "Isn't That Bisexual?", Outwrite, Fall 2013, page 7:
      Another anonymous pansexual disclosed, "Sometimes I feel really left out because I'm pan. [] "
    • 2013, Megan Hertner, "Understanding Gender and Sexuality", Grapevine (Huron University College), December 2013, page 19:
      A similar experience is shared by individuals who identify their sexuality as pan, bi or queer.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:pan.
Coordinate terms
  • bi, mono

Anagrams

  • -nap, ANP, NAP, NPA, PNA, anp, nap

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch pan, from Middle Dutch panne, from Old Dutch *panna, from Latin panna, contraction of patina. The sense “lake, pond” is likely borrowed from or influenced by English pan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pan/

Noun

pan (plural panne)

  1. pan (receptacle)
  2. lake or pond; pan

Synonyms

  • (lake): meer

Aragonese

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

pan m

  1. bread

References

  • Bal Palazios, Santiago (2002), “pan”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, →ISBN

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Noun

pan m (plural panes)

  1. bread

Bambara

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pã˦]

Verb

pan

  1. to fly
  2. to jump

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Cebuano

Etymology

From Spanish pan (bread), from Latin pānis, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to feed, to graze).

Noun

pan

  1. bread

Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish pan (bread).

Noun

pan

  1. bread

Chuukese

Noun

pan

  1. branch (with its leaves)

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pan/

Noun

pan

  1. Alternative form of pán

Usage notes

  • This is the form used when followed by a name, title, occupation etc.

Further reading

  • pan in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • pan in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch panne, from Old Dutch *panna, from Latin panna, contraction of patina.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑn/
  • Hyphenation: pan
  • Rhymes: -ɑn

Noun

pan f (plural pannen, diminutive pannetje n)

  1. pan, especially for cooking
  2. (Netherlands) cooking pot
    Synonym: pot

Derived terms

  • braadpan
  • dakpan
  • frituurpan
  • grillpan
  • hapjespan
  • hogedrukpan
  • koekenpan
  • kookpan
  • sauspan
  • snelkookpan
  • soeppan
  • steelpan
  • pannenlapper
  • pannenset

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: pan
  • Indonesian: panci

Anagrams

  • nap

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑ̃/
  • Homophones: pans, paon, paons, pend, pends

Etymology 1

From Latin pannus. Doublet of pagne.

Noun

pan m (plural pans)

  1. piece, part
    Synonyms: morceau, partie
  2. side, face
  3. flap, lap (of coat)
  4. patch, area, section, sector

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection

pan

  1. bang! (sound of a gun)
  2. bam!

Anagrams

  • APN

Further reading

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

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Noun

pan m (plural pans)

  1. bread

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pan, from Latin pānis, pānem. Cognate with Portuguese pão.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaŋ/

Noun

pan m (plural pans)

  1. (uncountable) bread
  2. a piece of bread
    Synonym: peza
  3. grain, corn, cereal
    • 1276, M. Lucas Álvarez; P. Lucas Dominguez (eds.), El monasterio de San Clodio do Ribeiro en la Edad Media: estudio y documentos. Sada / A Coruña: Edicións do Castro, page 375:
      et este pan deue a seer qual o Deus der no logar et seer linpo de palla et de poo, d'eruellada et de mosceyra, et deue a seer ben seco et ben linpo et bõõ pan
      and this grain must be that that God gives at that place, and it must be clean of chaff and dust, of vetch and fodder, and it must be well dry and well clean and good grain
    • 1301, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 52:
      A Eluira, I moyo de pan do nouo, de qual ouueren, e I bacoro
      To Elvira, one modius of grain of the new harvest, whichever they happen to have there, and one piglet
  4. (by extension) food

Related terms

  • empanada
  • empanar
  • panadaría
  • panadeiro
  • pantrigo

References

  • “pan” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “pan” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “pan” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “pan” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “pan” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Noun

pan m

  1. bread

Japanese

Romanization

pan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of パン

Leonese

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

pan m

  1. bread

References

  • AEDLL

Ligurian

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paŋː/

Noun

pan m (invariable)

  1. bread

Lombard

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaŋ/

Noun

pan m (invariable)

  1. bread

Malay

Noun

pan

  1. grandmother

Mandarin

Romanization

pan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pàn.

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 English

Etymology 1

From Old English panne.

Noun

pan

  1. Alternative form of pane (pan)

Etymology 2

From Old French pan, from Latin pannus.

Noun

pan

  1. Alternative form of pane (fabric, fur; a portion)

Occitan

Etymology

From Old Occitan pan, from Latin pānis, pānem.

Noun

pan m (plural pans)

  1. bread

Derived terms

  • pan cogon

Related terms

  • panier

Old French

Etymology

From Latin pannus.

Noun

pan m (oblique plural pans, nominative singular pans, nominative plural pan)

  1. bit; piece; part
  2. (specifically) a piece of armor
    Et de l'hauberc li runpirent les pans
    They broke apart parts of his armor

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (pan)

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin pānem, accusative singular form of pānis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpã/

Noun

pan m (plural pães)

  1. bread
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 95 (facsimile):
      Aquel ſantome [] nunca carne comia nen pan nen bocado / ſe non q[ua]ndo con cĩjſa Era Meſturado
      That holy man [] never ate a mouthful of meat nor bread / except when it was mixed with ashes

Descendants

  • Fala: pan
  • Galician: pan
  • Portuguese: pão (see there for further descendants)

Old Spanish

Etymology

From Latin panis.

Noun

pan m

  1. bread

Descendants

  • Spanish: pan
    • Chavacano: pan
    • Cebuano: pan
    • Navajo: bááh
  • Ladino: pan

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Spanish pan

Noun

pan

  1. bread

Pochutec

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish pan.

Noun

pan

  1. bread

References

  • Boas, Franz (July 1917), “El Dialecto mexicano de Pochutla, Oaxaca”, in International Journal of American Linguistics (in Spanish), volume 1, issue 1, DOI:10.1086/463709, JSTOR 1263398, pages 9–44

Polish

Etymology

14th c. Unknown etymology. West Slavic word. From Proto-Slavic *gъpanъ, from an Iranian source (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?). Cognate to Old Czech hpan, modern Czech pán and pan, Slovak pán and Lower Sorbian pan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pan/

Noun

pan m pers

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

Declension

Pronoun

pan

  1. you (polite second person m-personal nominative, it takes verbs as third-person sg form)
    Czy mógłby pan zamknąć drzwi? – Could you close the door?

Declension

Derived terms

  • (adjectives) pański, wspaniały
  • (nouns) panek, pani f, panicz m pers, panisko n, panna f, państwo n
  • (verbs) panoszyć się, panować

Descendants

  • Belarusian: пан (pan)
  • Lithuanian: põnas
  • Russian: пан (pan)
  • Ukrainian: пан (pan)

See also

  • Appendix:Polish pronouns

Further reading

  • pan in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter) paun
  • (Sutsilvan) pàn
  • (Surmiran) pang

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem.

Noun

pan m (plural pans)

  1. (Vallader, uncountable) bread
  2. (Vallader, countable) loaf of bread

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem whence English pantry and company. Compare Catalan pa, French pain, Galician pan, Italian pane, Portuguese pão, Romanian pâine), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to feed, to graze).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pan/, [pãn]
  • Rhymes: -an

Noun

pan m (plural panes)

  1. bread
  2. bun (e.g. the kinds used for a hamburger or hot dog)
  3. (figuratively) money, dough
  4. (figuratively) work, job

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

  • Chavacano: pan
  • Cebuano: pan
  • Navajo: bááh

Further reading

  • “pan” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Venetian

Etymology

From Latin pānis, pānem. Compare Italian pane and Neapolitan pane.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paŋ/, /pan/

Noun

pan m (plural pani)

  1. bread

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pan/

Conjunction

pan

  1. when, while

Mutation


Zou

Adjective

pan

  1. thin

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to criticize harshly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)