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Glans
See also: gläns

English

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Etymology

From Latin glans ("acorn").

Pronunciation

Noun

glans (plural (rare) glans or glandes)

  1. The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis.
  2. The vascular body which forms the extremity of the clitoris.
  3. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  4. A goiter.
  5. A pessary.

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Catalan

Noun

glans

  1. plural of gla

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz ("brilliance"). Cognate with modern German Glanz, Swedish glans.

Noun

glans

  1. the quality of being shiny
  2. glamour, magnificence
  3. the head of the penis

Dutch

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Etymology

Borrowed from German Glanz ("shine, brilliance")

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?l?ns/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?ns

Noun

glans m (uncountable, diminutive glansje n)

  1. glistening, shimmer, shine
  2. (optics) gloss

Verb

glans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of glanzen
  2. imperative of glanzen

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Icelandic

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz ("brilliance"). Cognate with modern German Glanz, Swedish glans.

Noun

glans m (genitive singular glans, no plural)

  1. shine, lustre, sheen

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Latin

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Etymology

From root Proto-Indo-European *g?elh?- ("acorn").

Pronunciation

Noun

gl?ns f (genitive glandis); third declension

  1. acorn, nut; any acorn-shaped fruit; beechnut, chestnut
  2. A round mass the size and shape of an acorn.
  3. (New Latin) bullet

Declension

Third-declension noun.

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References

  • glans in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • glans in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • glans in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
  • glans in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

From German Glanz (sense 1), and Latin glans (sense 3)

Noun

glans m (definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glanser, definite plural glansene)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance
  2. (short form of glansbilde) a glossy print or picture
  3. (anatomy) glans

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From German Glanz

Noun

glans m (definite singular glansen, uncountable)

  1. gloss, lustre (UK) or luster (US), sheen, brilliance, sparkle, the quality of being shiny
  2. a glossy print or picture (short form of glansbilde or glansbilete)
  3. glory, magnificence

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin glans ("acorn").

Noun

glans m (definite singular glansen, indefinite plural glansar, definite plural glansane)

  1. (anatomy) glans

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Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle High German glanz, from Old High German glanz ("brilliance"). Cognate with modern German Glanz.

Pronunciation

Noun

glans c

  1. gleam, sparkle, glitter, gloss, luster
  2. (figuratively) splendor, glory, sheen

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