Definitions for dandɑn, dæn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dan
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a level of expertise in a martial art, as karate or judo, usu. signified by the wearing of a cloth belt of a particular color.
Origin of dan:
1940–45; < Japn < MChin, = Chin duàn step, grade
a son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:6.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
the northernmost city of ancient Palestine.
Category: Bible, Geography (places)
Origin of Dan:
1275–1325; ME < OF danz < ML domnus, contr. of L dominus lord, master
a protein that binds the 5' cap of mRNA and begins degradation in the 3' to 5' direction.
a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir
a small truck or sledge used in coal mines
According to the Book of Genesis, Dan was the fifth son of Jacob with Bilhah. He was Bilhah's first son. He was the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Dan. In the biblical account, Dan's mother is described as Rachel's handmaid, who becomes one of Jacob's wives. According to the Book of Jubilees, Dan was born on the 9th of Ellul.
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Rank popularity for the word 'dan' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3014
Translations for dan
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
at that time in the past or future
I was at school then; If you're coming next week, I'll see you then.
- entãoPortuguese (BR)
- tehdy, potom, pakCzech
- damals, dannGerman
- dengang; såDanish
- entonces, en ese/aquel momentoSpanish
- در آن وقت؛ در آن موقعFarsi
- alors,à ce moment-làFrench
- onda, tadaCroatian
- ketika ituIndonesian
- 그 때에Korean
- tada, tuometLithuanian
- tad; toreiz; tobrīdLatvian
- pd waktu ituMalay
- toen, danDutch
- da, den gangNorwegian
- atunci,în acel momentRomanian
- o zaman/zamanlarTurkish
- (指過去的)當時或(將來的)那時Chinese (Trad.)
- vào lúcVietnamese
- （指过去的）当时或（将来的）那时Chinese (Simp.)
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