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3 letters words from 'san'

NAS 3SAN 3

2 letters words from 'san'

AN 2AS 2
NA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of san

san asn sna nsa ans nas

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Definitions and meaning of san

san

Etymology 1

Noun

san (plural sans)

  1. A letter of the Archaic Greek alphabet (uppercase Ϻ, lowercase ϻ) that came after pi and before qoppa.
Translations

See also

  • sigma
  • San (letter) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

Shortening of sanatorium.

Pronunciation

Noun

san (plural sans)

  1. (dated, informal) A sanatorium.
    • 1958, Doris Lessing, A Ripple From the Storm, HarperPerennial 1995, p. 122:
      ‘I was in the san for ten months before the war. I know all the gen about being sick.’
    • 2005, Dan Soucoup, ‎Richard Thorne McCully, McCully's New Brunswick (page 137)
      River Glade Sanatorium, River Glade, June 25, 1931. The "San" at River Glade with the Petitcodiac River in the background.

Anagrams

  • ANS, NAS, NAs, NSA, SNA, ans, ans.

Afar

Noun

san

  1. nose

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsan/

Noun

san f (plural sans)

  1. San; the Archaic Greek letter Ϻ (lowercase ϻ).

Classical Nahuatl

Particle

san

  1. Alternative spelling of zan

Dongxiang

Etymology

From Proto-Mongolic *sam, compare Mongolian сам (sam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /saŋ/

Noun

san

  1. comb

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /san/

Noun

san m (plural san)

  1. san (Greek letter)

Anagrams

  • ans

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin sānus.

Adjective

san

  1. healthy, sound

Related terms

  • sanetât

Galician

Etymology 1

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese san, from Latin sanctus. Cognate with Portuguese são and Spanish san.

Alternative forms

  • San

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsaŋ]

Adjective

san m (apocopate, standard form santo)

  1. (before nouns which began by a consonant) Apocopic form of santo (saint)

Etymology 2

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese são (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin sānus. Cognate with Portuguese são and Spanish sano.

Alternative forms

  • sao

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsaŋ]

Adjective

san m (feminine singular sa, masculine plural sans, feminine plural sas)

  1. healthy, sound
Related terms
  • sandar

References

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

Garifuna

Etymology

Probably from French cent.

Numeral

san

  1. hundred

Haitian Creole

Etymology 1

From French cent (hundred)

Numeral

san

  1. hundred

Etymology 2

From French sang (blood)

Noun

san

  1. blood

Irish

Etymology

From earlier ins an, from Old Irish issin(d), from Proto-Celtic *in sindū/sindai (in the m sg/f sg dative) and *in sindom/sindam (into the m sg/f sg accusative).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sˠənˠ/ (before a, o, u, fha, fho, fhu)
  • IPA(key): /sˠənʲ/ (before e, i, fhe, fhi)

Contraction

san

  1. preposition i + definite article an: in the (singular)

Usage notes

Used before vowel sounds and f (which lenites):

Related terms

Further reading

  • "san" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “san” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian

Etymology 1

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

Noun

san m or f (invariable)

  1. san (Greek letter)

Etymology 2

  • see santo

Noun

san m (invariable)

  1. (used before a consonant) Apocopic form of santo saint
    San Pietro — “Saint Peter”

See also

  • sant', santo

Japanese

Romanization

san

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of サン

Kuna

Noun

san

  1. meat

Mandarin

Romanization

san (Zhuyin ˙ㄙㄢ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of 𠮿

san

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of sàn.

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

A contracted form of earlier sægen, from Old English sæċġan, alternative form of seċġan.

Verb

sãn

  1. Alternative form of seien

Etymology 2

From Old French san, alternative form of senz.

Preposition

san

  1. Alternative form of saunz

Min Nan


Norman

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin sum, from Classical Latin suum

Pronunciation

Determiner

san m

  1. (Jersey) his, her, its (used to qualify masculine nouns)

North Frisian

Etymology 1

From Old Frisian sunne. Cognates include West Frisian sinne.

Noun

san m

  1. (Mooring and Föhr-Amrum dialects) sun
    (Föhr-Amrum) a san gungt up
    The sun rises.
    (Föhr-Amrum) a san gungt oner
    The sun sets.

Etymology 2

From Old Frisian sīn.

Pronoun

san m (feminine sin, neuter sin, plural sin)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) his

Old French

Noun

san m (oblique plural sans, nominative singular sans, nominative plural san)

  1. Alternative form of sens

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *śwā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ćwā́, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ (dog). Cognate with Ancient Greek κύων (kúōn, dog), Latin canis (dog), Avestan 𐬯𐬞𐬀𐬥(span, dog), Lithuanian šuo, Old Armenian շուն (šun), Old English hund (whence English hound).

Noun

san m

  1. dog

Declension

Only consensus forms are shown.

References

  • san in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)

Rohingya

Etymology

From Sanskrit candra; cognate with Bengali চাঁদ (cãdô).

Noun

san

  1. moon

Romani

Verb

san

  1. second-person singular present indicative of si

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From anns + an, from Old Irish issin(d), from Proto-Celtic *in sindū/sindai (in the m sg/f sg dative) and *in sindom/sindam (into the m sg/f sg accusative).

Preposition

san

  1. in the

Usage notes

  • This form is not used before nouns beginning with b, c, g, m or p, where sa' is used instead.
  • If followed by f, the f is lenited.
    facal - word
    san fhacal - in the word

Related terms

  • ann an

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *sъ̀nъ, from Proto-Indo-European *supnós.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sân/

Noun

sȁn m (Cyrillic spelling са̏н)

  1. dream

Declension

Derived terms


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /san/, [sãn]
  • Rhymes: -an

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • (in proper nouns, capitalized) San

Adjective

san m (apocopate, standard form santo)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of santo (saint)
Usage notes

Not used in front of the following names (use santo instead): Tomás, Tomé, Toribio, and Domingo.

Noun

san m (plural sanes)

  1. (Dominican Republic) financial, temporal-savings scheme. The participants periodically contribute a quota to a communal pot that is given to one member, based on his/her turn amongst all the others.

Etymology 2

Noun

san f (plural sanes)

  1. san; the Greek letter M, ϻ

Tatar

Noun

san

  1. number
  2. shin, hind leg
  3. limb

Ter Sami

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian са́ни (sáni).

Noun

san

  1. sledge, sleigh

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English sun

Noun

san

  1. sun

Derived terms

  • sankamap

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English sun.

Noun

san

  1. sun

Turkish

Noun

san (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. name
  2. reputation

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [saːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʂaːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʂaːŋ˧˧] ~ [saːŋ˧˧]

Verb

san

  1. to flatten
  2. to make equal

Derived terms


Source: wiktionary.org
  • SAMSKARA, (Sanskrit) a Hindu purification ceremony.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)