What does SAN mean?

Definitions for SANsɑn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SAN.


  1. San(ProperNoun)

    A member of the ethnically distinct, short-statured nomadic people of southern Africa.

  2. San(ProperNoun)

    Any of a dozen related Khoisan languages spoken by the San.

  3. San(ProperNoun)

    A river in southeastern Poland and western Ukraine.


  1. San

    San was an archaic letter of the Greek alphabet. Its shape was similar to modern M, or to a modern Greek Sigma turned sideways, and it was used as an alternative to Sigma to denote the sound. Unlike Sigma, whose position in the alphabet is between Rho and Tau, San appeared between Pi and Qoppa in alphabetic order. In addition to denoting this separate archaic character, the name "San" was also used as an alternative name to denote the standard letter Sigma.

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  2. SAN

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SAN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3709

Anagrams for SAN »

  1. ans.

  2. NAS

  3. NSA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Will Durst:

    In San Francisco, Haloween is redundant.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    FYI: There's no such place as Carmen, San Diego.

  3. Mark Twain:

    The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.

  5. Win Htein:

    Shwe Mann is closer to Aung San Suu Kyi, as for the President Thein Sein, he and Aung San Suu Kyi are not very close so it is hard to tell how the situation is going to evolve from now on.

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