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Dans

Dans

See also: dans, dåns, and dans'

English

Noun

Dans

  1. plural of Dan

Plautdietsch

Noun

Dans

  1. plural of Dauns

dans

dans

See also: Dans, dåns, and dans'

Danish

Noun

dans c (singular definite dansen, plural indefinite danse)

  1. A dance.

Inflection

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑns
  • IPA(key): /dɑns/

Noun

dans c (plural dansen, diminutive dansje n)

  1. dance

Verb

dans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dansen
  2. imperative of dansen

Faroese

Noun

dans m

  1. accusative singular of dansur
  2. genitive singular of dansur

French

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin de intus or deintus, meaning "from inside" or "from within".

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑ̃/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃

Preposition

dans

  1. in (inside)
    • 1837 Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter I:
      Dans une bourgade de la Manche, dont je ne veux pas me rappeler le nom, vivait, il n’y a pas longtemps, un hidalgo ....
      In a village of La Mancha, whose name I do not want to remember, lived, not long ago, an hidalgo ....
    Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris.
    He lives in the richest district of Paris.
  2. in, into (from outside, to inside)
    Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
    Put money into one's pocket.
  3. in (within a period of time)
    Je serai prêt dans une heure.
    I'll be ready in one hour.
  4. out of, from
    Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
    He takes the butter out of the fridge.
  5. (with respect to time) during
    dans un temps donné
    during a given time

See also

Etymology 2

See dan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dan/

Noun

dans m

  1. plural of dan

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tans/

Noun

dans m (genitive singular dans, nominative plural dansar)

  1. dance

Declension


Latin

Etymology

Present active participle of .

Pronunciation

Participle

dāns m, f, n (genitive dantis); third declension

  1. giving
  2. offering, rendering
  3. yielding, conceding

Inflection

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dāns dantēs dantia
genitive dantis dantium
dative dantī dantibus
accusative dantem dāns dantēs dantia
ablative dante, dantī1 dantibus
vocative dāns dantēs dantia

1When used purely as an adjective.


Norman

Etymology

from Vulgar Latin de intus, deintus (from inside, from within).

Preposition

dans

  1. (Guernsey) in

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old French dance; and Old Norse dans

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural danser, definite plural dansene)

  1. a dance
  2. dancing
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Verb

dans

  1. imperative of danse

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural dansar, definite plural dansane)

  1. a dance

Derived terms

Related terms


Romanian

Etymology

French danse, Italian danza, German Tanz

Noun

dans n (plural dansuri)

  1. dance

Declension

Related terms

Alternative forms

  • danț

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

dans c

  1. dance

Declension

Inflection of dans 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dans dansen danser danserna
Genitive dans dansens dansers dansernas

Related terms


Turkish

Etymology

Borrowing from French danse.

Noun

dans (definite accusative dansı, plural danslar)

  1. dance (movements to music)


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at dance. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dans in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009