n. (alternative spelling of lauan English)
Luan may refer to:
- Luan, (pronounced: lou-on) Albanian masculine first name, meaning "lion"
- Luan, Vietnamese name, meaning " justice, fair, transparent''
- Luan, Celtic masculine name, meaning "warrior"
- Lu'an, city in Anhui, China
- Luan County, Hebei, China
- Luan River, Hebei, China
- Luan (surname), a Chinese surname
- Luan Madson Gedeão de Paiva, Brazilian footballer
- Luan Vieira, Brazilian footballer, born 27 March 1993
- luan, Chinese literary term
Luan is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified Chinese and in traditional Chinese. Luan is listed 243rd in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. As of 2008, it is the 226th most common surname in China, shared by 360,000 people.
Usage examples of "luan".
As he rode to the first bridge across the Luan he halted his pony and gazed around.
Sunlight was glittering on the estuary of the Luan River, and from here, on the opposite coast, he could see the marble towers of Pagaru.
I hope to lead a thousand of our brethren to the sanctuary of the Luan River.
The Luan had burst its banks, bringing floods and a river of silt and mud that swept through the darkness dragging hundreds to their deaths.
Once, as a small child, she had fallen into the Luan, tumbling down the mud bank to disappear beneath the fast-flowing water.
You tossed my brother's head into the Luan and you did not die for it.
He tried to picture exactly where he was in terms of the Luan and the many settlements along the border.
The ground dropped away sharply and he found himself standing on the brink of a cliff overlooking the Luan River 200 feet below.
The grain villages along the Luan were deserted, the people fled or slain.
Rael swung the Sunfire to point at the earthworks barrier which preventec the Luan from flooding in the rainy season.
The freed waters of the Luan began to pour through the gap, gushing down over the plain.
They walked down to the Luan and splashed their faces with cool water.
If Arathelle, Luan and the others knew about the city being supplied from Tear and Illian through gateways, and surely everyone in Andor knew by this time, perhaps they had decided a siege would accomplish nothing.
A messenger from nobles as powerful as Luan and the others had to be given a certain level of honor.
Elayne brought up the intentions of Luan and the others with Birgitte.