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133 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • van n. A (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods or people, usually roughly cuboid in shape, longer and…
  • van n. (Britain) An enclosed railway vehicle for transport of goods.
  • van n. (Britain, dated) A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others for the transportation…
  • van n. (aeronautics, space) A large towable vehicle equipped for the repair of structures that cannot easily be moved.
  • van v. (transitive) To transport in a van or similar vehicle (especially of horses).
  • van v. (Internet slang, used in passive voice) Of law enforcement: to arrest (not necessarily in a van;…
  • van n. Clipping of vanguard.
  • van n. (mining) A shovel used in cleansing ore.
  • van v. (mining) To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.
  • van n. A fan or other contrivance, such as a sieve, for winnowing grain.
  • van n. A wing with which the air is beaten.
  • Van prop.n. A diminutive of the male given names Vance or Ivan.
  • Van prop.n. A large saline lake in eastern Turkey. One of three great tectonic lakes of the Armenian Highland…
  • Van prop.n. A city on the shore of that lake.
  • Van prop.n. Abbreviation of Vancouver.
  • Van n. A Van cat.
  • Van n. A Turkish Van cat.
  • VAN n. Abbreviation of value-added network.
  • VAN prop.n. Abbreviation of Vancouver.
  • Van. prop.n. Abbreviation of Vancouver.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Afrikaans
    • van prep. from.
    • van partic. (used with a following definite article) some of (the).
  • Afrikaans - Middle dutch
  • Antillean creole
    • van n. air.
    • van n. breath.
    • van n. intestinal gas.
  • Antillean creole - Haitian creole
  • Catalan
    • van v. third-person plural present indicative form of anar.
  • Danish
    • van n. one of the Vanir.
    • van n. van.
    • van adv. (dated) pleje van – nurse, take care of.
    • van- pref. giving the sense of wrong, bad; mis-, dys-, mal-.
  • Galician
    • van adj. empty, devoid of content, containing only air.
    • van adj. useless, ineffective.
    • van adj. (of a person) vacuous, trivial-minded.
    • van n. waist.
    • van n. empty, vacant.
    • van v. third-person plural present indicative of ir.
  • Gallo
    • van n. (agriculture) winnowing machine.
  • Hungarian
    • van v. be, exist.
    • van v. have; someone (-nak/-nek) has something (-ja/-je/-a/-e).
    • van v. there is.
    • van v. to be (auxiliary verb indicating a type of passive voice along with the adverbial participle form of the main verb).
    • -ván suff. (adverbial participle suffix) Added to a verb to form an adverbial participle.
  • Icelandic
    • van- pref. too little, short of, lacking in.
  • Interlingua
    • van adj. vain, futile.
    • van adj. vain, worthless.
    • van adj. vain, conceited.
  • Ligurian
    • vàn v. third-person plural present indicative of andâ.
  • Manx
    • van n. van (vehicle).
  • Middle dutch
    • van prep. from (a place, person).
    • van prep. from (a time).
    • van prep. from, out of, because of.
  • Middle dutch - Serbo-croatian
    • van prep. out of.
  • Norwegian bokmål - Norwegian nynorsk
    • van- pref. mal-, mis-.
  • Old norse
    • ván n. hope, expectation.
    • van- pref. denoting lacking, under-, un-.
  • Romanian
    • van adj. vain.
    • van adj. futile.
    • van adj. idle.
    • van adj. fruitless.
    • van adj. vainglorious.
  • Serbo-croatian
    • van conj. except.
    • van prep. outside, out.
    • van adv. out, outside, outdoors.
  • Swedish
    • van adj. accustomed to; used to, have the habit to.
    • van adj. experienced, adept.
    • vän adj. (dated) fair, beautiful.
    • vän n. a friend.
    • van- pref. mis-, un-, de-, without.
  • Turkish
    • Van prop.n. Van (city).
  • Vietnamese
    • van v. to beg, to implore.
    • van n. valve.
    • van n. waltz.
    • vân n. (of marble or wood) grain, vein.
    • vân n. silk cloth with woven design (of clouds).
    • ván n. a plank (long, broad and thick piece of timber).
    • ván n. (card games, board games) a game.
    • Vân prop.n. A female given name.
    • văn n. Clipping of văn học (“literature”).
    • văn n. writing.
    • văn n. (only in fixed expressions) language.
    • Văn prop.n. A surname.
    • Văn prop.n. A male given name, a middle name.
    • vấn v. (only in compounds) to ask.
    • vận n. luck, fortune.
    • vận v. (Northern Vietnam) to wear (clothes).
    • vạn num. (literary or historical, only in compounds) ten thousand; myriad.
    • vần n. (linguistics) final (of a syllable); rhyme.
    • vần n. (linguistics) syllable.
    • vần n. (linguistics, poetry) rhyme.
    • vần n. (colloquial) verse of a poem.
    • vần n. (colloquial) initial letter of a word (used in ordering).
    • vần adj. (of poetry, etc.) rhyming.
    • vẫn adv. still; yet.
    • vằn adj. striped.
    • vặn v. to twist.
— English words, define in German —
  • van  S. geschlossener Kraftwagen mittlerer Größe mit Fenstern rundum oder nur vorn.
  • van  S. britisch: geschlossener Eisenbahnwagen für Gepäck oder andere Güter wie Post.
  • van  S. militärisch oder im übertragenen Sinn vorausgehende Gruppe.
— English word, define in Dutch —
  • van  n. bestelwagen, camionette.
— English words, define in French —
  • van  n. Camionnette, fourgon, fourgonnette.
  • van  n. (États-Unis) Camping-car.
  • van  n. (Plus rare) Avant-garde.
  • Van  n.prop. Communauté du Pays de Galles situé dans l’autorité unitaire de Caerphilly.
  • Van  n.prop. (Géographie) Hameau du Pays de Galles situé dans l’autorité unitaire de Powys.
— English words, define in Spanish —
  • van  s. Camioneta.
  • van  v. Viajar en una camioneta.
  • van  v. Transportar en camioneta.
  • van  s. Vanguardia.
— English word, define in Portuguese —
  • van  s. van.
— English word, define in Italian —
  • van  s. van.
— In German —
  • Van  S. meist viertüriges Automobil mit hohem Dach und Steilheck…
— In Dutch —
  • van  voorz. geeft bezit aan.
  • van  voorz. geeft herkomst aan.
  • van  voorz. tussenvoegsel in achternamen.
  • van  bijw. prepositioneel deel van een voornaamwoordelijk bijwoord.
  • Vân  eig. (vrouwelijke naam) meisjesnaam.
— In French —
  • van  n.m. Instrument d’osier, en forme de coquille, qui a deux anses…
  • van  n.m. (France) Remorque destinée au transport des chevaux.
  • van  n.m. (France) Camionnette.
  • van  n.m. Fourgonnette, fourgon.
  • van  n.m. (Québec) Semi-remorque.
  • Van  n.prop. Communauté du Pays de Galles situé dans l’autorité unitaire…
  • Van  n.prop. (Géographie) Hameau du Pays de Galles situé dans l’autorité…
  • Van  n.prop. Ville de Turquie orientale dans la province de même nom.
  • Van  n.prop. Province de Turquie orientale ayant pour préfecture…
  • Van  n.prop. Lac de Turquie orientale situé dans la province de même nom.
— In Spanish —
  • van  v. Tercera persona del plural (ellas, ellos; ustedes, 2.ª pers…
  • van  s. Transporte. Vehículo automóvil, de chasis alargado y mayor…
— In Portuguese —
  • van  s. veículo pequeno em forma de caixa para transportar bagagens…
— In Italian —
  • van  s. veicolo utilizzato per trasferire i cavalli da corsa.
  • van  s. (meccanica) (tecnologia) (ingegneria).
287 English words from 97 English definitions

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41 English words from 36 foreign definitions

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2 foreign words from 97 English definitions

anar mis

92 foreign words from 36 foreign definitions

aan achternamen alargado andere anses Automobil automóvil autorité autorité␣unitaire ayant bestelwagen bezit bijwoord britisch caixa camioneta camionette Camionnette Camping-car cavalli chasis Communauté corsa Dach de␣même destinée deux Eisenbahnwagen ellas ellos em␣forma en␣forme␣de États États-Unis Fenstern forma fourgonnette für Galles geeft Géographie Gepäck geschlossener Größe Gruppe Güter Hameau herkomst hohem im␣übertragenen␣Sinn ingegneria Kraftwagen meccanica meisjesnaam meist même militärisch mit mittlerer oder orientale Pays␣de␣Galles pequeno préfecture prepositioneel qui remorque rundum Semi-remorque Sinn situé tecnologia Tercera Tercera␣persona transportar Transporte Turquie tussenvoegsel übertragenen una unitaire ustedes utilizzato Vanguardia Vehículo veicolo veículo Viajar viertüriges Ville vorn wie

694 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

Vana vanc vane vang Vang Vani Vann vans Vans vant Vanas Vance vanco vaned Vanek vanes vanga vangs vanin Vanir Vanji vanna Vanns vants Vanya Vanaja Vanard Van␣cat Vancil vandal Vandal Vandam Vandyk Vaneck Vaneks Vänern vanful vangas vanged vangid vanglo Vanhoy Vanimo vanins vanish vanity Vanloo vanned vanner Vannes +644 words

1206 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

avant Avant Evans ovant Svans avania avants Bevans bivane divans elvans evanid Givans Govans Havana havans Havant Hovans Ivanec Ivanna Javans Jovani lavani Lavans lavant Levana levans levant Levant Lovans movant pavane Pavani pavans Ravana savant Savant Tuvans urvant vivant zivana advance advanc't Aghvank avanias Bhavani bivanes Davanzo Devaney dogvane +1156 words

129 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

Evan Ivan Svan Bevan cavan Cavan devan Devan divan elvan Givan Govan havan Hovan Javan Kevan Lavan levan Levan Lovan ni-Van Ni-Van pavan Sevan Sivan Tuvan Erevan Erivan flavan Galvan gas␣van Hesvan Ijevan Khivan Kievan Kyivan scovan silvan Silvan sylvan Anirvan Canavan caravan cube␣van Donovan Dunivan East␣Van Estevan Genevan Gorevan +79 words

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

nav NAV

3 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letter.)


41 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

ANSV ARVN aven AVGN Avon Evan Ivan LNAV Nava nave Nave Na'vi navy neva Neva nova Nova NoVA NOVA NWAV Svan vain VAIN Vana vanc vane vang Vang Vani Vann vans Vans vant Varn Vena vina Viña VLAN Vona vrna vRNA

29 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

an An AN -an an' an- A/N a(n) av Av AV av. Av. na NA n/a N/A n.a. N.A. Nv NV N-V Va VA Va. V/A v.␣a. VN Vn.

109 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

A.A.N. ban Ban BAN can Can CAN Can. dan Dan DAN Dan. ean EAN -ean e.An. fan Fan FAN gan Gan GaN GAN han Han Ian -ian jan Jan Jan. kan Kan Kan. Lan LAN Lan. man Man MAN -man man. Man. nan Nan NaN NAN pan Pan PAN pan- Pan- Pan. ran Ran RAN san San SAn SAN -san tan Tan TAN VAB vac VACc -vac VAD vae vag vahh vai Vai vaj val Val vap var Var VaR VAR var. vas vas- vat VAT vau vav vaw VAW vax Vaz vb.␣n. ven ven- Ven. Vin VIN (+9 words)

15 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

an An AN -an an' an- A/N a(n) Va VA Va. V/A v.␣a. VN Vn.

5 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

vain VAIN Vann Varn VLAN

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