Shan


Shan
noun (plural Shan or Shans) Etymology: Burmese Shàn Date: 1795 1. a member of a people living primarily in Myanmar and southern China 2. the Thai language of the Shan

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  • Shan — [shän, shan] n. [< Burmese ] 1. pl. Shans or Shan a member of a group of Asian peoples living esp. in NE Myanmar and S China 2. the Tai language of these peoples …   English World dictionary

  • shan|ty — shan|ty1 «SHAN tee», noun, plural ties. a roughly built hut or cabin; shack: »Her childhood was spent in a succession of Florida and Georgia cracker shanties, in dreary sawmill towns (Time). ╂[American English, perhaps < Canadian French… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shan't — A contraction of shall not. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shan Sa — (山飒) es una poeta y novelista chino francesa; nació el 26 de octubre de 1972 en Pekín. Comenzó escribiendo en su lengua materna, el chino. En 1990, obtuvo el equivalente al bachillerato en China y ese mismo año se decidió a abandonar China… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shan — Shan(s) ou Chan(s) groupe ethnique de l E. de la Birmanie, appartenant au groupe thaï, localisé sur le plateau Shan, vaste enclave entre la Chine et la Thaïlande …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • shan't — [ʃa:nt US ʃænt] especially BrE the short form of shall not ▪ I shan t see you again …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shan|de|an — «SHAN dee uhn», adjective. of, having to do with, or characteristic of the novel Tristram Shandy, by the English novelist Laurence Sterne (1713 1768), or the Shandy family portrayed in the novel: »I write a careless kind of a civil, nonsensical,… …   Useful english dictionary


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