Complete Definition of "van"

see|Van|vän|vÄn
Image:Chevy Express.JPG|thumb|right|A van (motor vehicle).
English

Pronunciation
AHD|vÄn
IPA|/væn/
SAMPA|/v{n/
audio|en-us-van.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æn|-æn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods

#: The van sped down the road.

  1. UK a railway carriage
  2. form of|shortened form|vanguard
  3. form of|shortened form|caravan

Translations
trans-top|A (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods
Finnish: t-|fi|pakettiauto
Greek: t|el|ÏοÏÏηγÏ|n|scGrek (fortigó), t|el|ÏοÏÏηγάκι|n|scGrek (fortigáki), t|el|ημιÏοÏÏηγÏ|n|sc=Grek (imifortigó)
trans-mid
French: fourgon m, fourgonnette f
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trans-top|a railway carriage
Greek: t|el|βαγÏνι|n|sc=Grek (vagóni)
trans-mid
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trans-top|Shortened form of vanguard
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|Shortened form of caravan
Finnish: t-|fi|pakettiauto
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ttbc|Dutch: bestelwagen m, qualifier|Belgium t|nl|camionet|f
ttbc|Interlingua: camionetta, furgon
ttbc|Portuguese: van f, furgão m
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Related terms
panel van

See also
truck
lorry
transit (UK)
Category:Vehicles


Croatian

Adverb
van

  1. out

Category:Croatian adverbs


Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/van/

Preposition
infl|nl|preposition

  1. context|possession of

#: De hoed van het meisje. — The hat of the girl.
#: Het gewicht van een olifant. — The weight of an elephant.

  1. context|place|direction from, off

#: Hij ging van deur tot deur. — He went from door to door.
#: Het vlees van de beenderen snijden. — To cut the meat from the bones.
#:
Van vader op zoon. — From father to son.
#:
Hij komt van Griekenland.'' — Heâs from Greece.

  1. context|time from

#: Van dag tot dag. — Day by day.
#: Van toen af aan. — From then onwards.
#: Van âs avonds laat tot âs morgens vroeg. — From the early morning till late at night.
#: De trein van tien uur. — The 10.00 train.

  1. context|cause of, with

#: Sidderen van angst. — Trembling with fear.
#: Tranen van geluk. — Tears of joy.

  1. context|origin by, of

#: Een schilderij van Rubens. — A painting by Rubens.
#:
Een plaat van de Beatles. — A Beatles record.

  1. context|resource with, of

#: Van dit geld kan ik een basgitaar kopen. — With this money Iâm able to buy a bass.

  1. context|part of, among

#: De jongste van zijn dochters. — The youngest of his daughters.

  1. context|quality of

#: Zij was van adel. — She was of nobel stock.
#: Een stad van één miljoen inwoners. — A city of one million inhabitants.
#: Hij is een man van eer. — Heâs a man of honour.
#: Dat is hier niet van toepassing. — Thatâs not applicable here.

Derived terms
van top tot teen
daarvan

Adverb
van

  1. of, from

#: Ik neem er tien van. — Iâll take ten of them.

  1. from

#: Ik vertrek van daar. — Iâll start from there.

  1. by, from

#: Ik word er gek van. — It drives me crazy.
#: Men wordt daar sloom van. — It turns one numb.

  1. of, about

#: Wat zegt u daar van? — What do you say about that?
#: Ik weet daar niks van. — I donât know anything about that.

See also
uit

Category:Dutch prepositions
Category:Dutch adverbs


French

Etymology
Latin vannus

Noun
van

  1. a winnowing basket

Category:French nouns


Hungarian

Etymology
See Hungarian volt

Verb
van

  1. Third-person singular present tense form of lenni; is
  2. has

#: Péternek van egy kutyája.
#:: âPeter has a dogâ

Category:Hungarian verbs


Interlingua

Adjective
van

  1. vain, futile
  2. vain, worthless
  3. vain, conceited

Spanish

Etymology
Ultimately from Latin vadere

Verb
van

  1. form of|present third-person plural|ir

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-van.ogg|audio

Adjective
van

  1. be used to, have the habit to

#: Han är van vid att stiga upp klockan sju varje morgon.
#:: âHe is used to getting up at seven every morning.â

  1. experienced, adept

#: Hon är en van bilförare.
#:: âShe is an experienced driver.â

Derived terms
med van hand

Related terms
vana

Category:Swedish adjectives

ar:van
cs:van
de:van
es:van
fa:van
fr:van
gl:van
io:van
id:van
it:van
ku:van
la:van
li:van
hu:van
nl:van
ja:van
pl:van
ru:van
fi:van
sv:van
ta:van
te:van
vi:van
tr:van
vo:van
zh:van

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