Crossword clues for gan
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gan \Gan\, imp. of Gin. [See Gin, v.] Began; commenced.
Note: Gan was formerly used with the infinitive to form compound imperfects, as did is now employed. Gan regularly denotes the singular; the plural is usually denoted by gunne or gonne.
This man gan fall (i.e., fell) in great
The little coines to their play gunne hie (i. e.,
Note: Later writers use gan both for singular and plural.
Yet at her speech their rages gan relent.
Gin \Gin\ (g[i^]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan (g[a^]n), Gon
(g[o^]n), or Gun (g[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.] [OE.
ginnen, AS. ginnan (in comp.), prob. orig., to open, cut
open, cf. OHG. inginnan to begin, open, cut open, and prob.
akin to AS. g[=i]nan to yawn, and E. yawn. [root]31. See
Yawn, v. i., and cf. Begin.]
To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as,
gan tell. See Gan. [Obs. or Archaic] ``He gan to pray.''
Etymology 1 vb. (en-simple past of: gin) Etymology 2
alt. (lb en obsolete outside Northumbria) To go. vb. (lb en obsolete outside Northumbria) To go.
n. strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers [syn: cotton gin]
The word Gan or the initials GAN may refer to:
- Gan Chinese, a variety of spoken Chinese
- GaN, an abbreviation for Gallium nitride
- GAN (cycling team), the former name of the Crédit Agricole cycling team
- GAN, a gene associated with Giant axonal neuropathy#Genetics#Giant axonal neuropathy
- Grant Anticipation Note, a type of highway financing
Gan ( Div: ގަން) is the southernmost island of Addu Atoll (previously also known as Seenu Atoll), as well as the southernmost island of the Maldives. It is relatively large by Maldive standards.
The origin of the word "Gan" is in the Sanskrit word "Grama", meaning "village".
Gan is the second largest island of the atoll, after Hithadhoo, and measures in area. Gan was formerly inhabited, but its inhabitants were moved to neighbouring islands after the British naval and airbase was built. It has had continuous human habitation since very ancient times. There were large cultivated fields of yams, manioc and coconut trees on this island. A former havitta at island's east end had to be removed to build the runway.
Gan has now a hotel catering for tourists and is connected by causeways to the neighbouring islands of Feydu, Maradu and Hithadhoo.
This island is not to be confused with two other Maldive islands called "Gan", Gan (Huvadhu Atoll) and Gan (Laamu Atoll).
Gan ( Dhivehi: ( ގަން) is one of the inhabited islands of Haddhunmathi Atoll, administrative code Laamu and the proposed capital for the Mathi-Dhekunu Province of the Maldives. Gan is the longest island of the Maldives. It is divided in wards, the northernmost of which is called Thundi in middle Mathimadhu and at the end Mukurimagu. Gan is connected with Maandhoo, the uninhabited island at its south. Maandhoo is linked with the regional domestic airport at Kadhdhoo by a short causeway. Kadhdhoo adjoins at its south with Fonadhoo, the capital of the atoll. The causeway which links between Kadhdhoo and Fonadhoo has almost one kilometer. The four islands Gan, Maandhoo, Kadhdhoo and Fonadhoo where it is linked with causeways stretches up to about 18 kilometers in length making up the longest lengthen of dry land in the Maldives.
This island should not be confused with other Maldive islands called 'Gan' in Addu Atoll and Huvadhu Atoll.
Gan was an ancient kingdom located what in what is now the province of Jiangxi in southern China. Gan is sometimes used as a nickname for Jiangxi.
Gan is one of the uninhabited islands of Southern Huvadhu Atoll, in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll administrative division of the Maldives.
Gan Island was formerly inhabited, but its inhabitants moved to neighboring islands after a severe epidemic at the end of the 18th century. Before that point, there is evidence of continuous human habitation since very ancient times. There are still large cultivated fields of yams, manioc and coconut trees on this island, which are used by neighboring islanders from Gaddu.
The origin of the word "Gan" is in the Sanskrit word "Grama", meaning "village". This island should not be confused with other Maldive islands called "Gan" in Addu Atoll and Haddummati Atoll.
Usage examples of "gan".
High King at Gae - in fact, as a legal entity, the Realm stretches to the Western Ocean, for the Prince-Bishop of Dele takes - took - his laws from Gae.
Rudy, the final blow at Gae, Quo, Penambra - Dele, too, from what Kara said - all within a few days.
Nests at Gae, Penambra, and Dele - all the great centres of the wizardry of old - seemed to fit into a disquieting pattern.
High King at Gae-in fact, as a legal entity, the Realm stretches to the Western Ocean, for the Prince-Bishop of Dele takes-took-his laws from Gae.
Ingold crossed the Void between worlds to save the infant Prince Tir from the destruction of Gae, Gil Patterson and Rudy Solis tried to help him.
The Americans in a short brutal land fight for Saipan ganed an air base within bomber range of Tokyo.
Die Erziehung der Zivilisirten ist im Widerspruch mit der Natur des Kindes, es ist die verkehrte Welt wie ihr ganzes System, von dem ihre Erziehung ein Theil ist.
The hypnotic buzz, which issued from the diaphragmic vocal or gans of the plants, soothed and soothed and soothed, until Kaw felt very relaxed.
The faces of both Spira and Gans were calm enough, but tight with worry.
She’s too ill to step ootside the hoose, but ye can see hor telescope at the window watchin’, everything as gans on.