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ane (eɪn Pronunciation for ane


determiner, pronoun, noun

  1. a Scottish word for one



suffix forming nouns

  1. indicating an alkane hydrocarbon   ⇒ hexane

Word Origin

coined to replace -ene, -ine, and -one

Example Sentences Including 'ane'

Indeed among the Kogai tribe of Southeast Australia the rainbow was known as nabal ane tumbila or `God his fire.
James Cowan ABORIGINE DREAMING: Introduction to the Wisdom and Thought of the Aboriginal Traditions of Australia (2002)
Jonathan ane musoro wakaoma sedamba (is as thick-headed as a nutshell).
SA Star (2005)
Sir Howard Morrison closed the service with po kare kare ane.
New Zealand Herald (2003)


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