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Meaning of "Behan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEHAN

Behan  [ˈbiːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEHAN

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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Behan is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BEHAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Behan

Behan is a surname of Irish origin that derives from "bee" which means "child" in Gaelic. The name may refer to: ▪ Billy Behan, Irish footballer ▪ Brian Behan, Irish writer, brother of Brendan and Dominic Behan ▪ Brendan Behan, Irish writer, brother of Brian and Dominic Behan ▪ Denis Behan, Irish footballer ▪ Dominic Behan, Irish writer, brother of Brendan and Brian Behan ▪ Jodi Behan, Canadian actress in a viral video, Bride Has Massive Hair Wig Out ▪ Joe Behan, Irish politician ▪ John Behan ▪ John Clifford Valentine Behan, Australian academic ▪ Johnny Behan, American sheriff ▪ Margaret Behan, Cheyenne elder ▪ Paudge Behan, Irish actor, son of Brendan Behan's widow ▪ Petie Behan, American baseball player ▪ Simon Behan, Irish Gaelic footballer ▪ Stephen Behan, father of Brendan, Brian and Dominic Behan ▪ William J. Behan, American politician...

Definition of Behan in the English dictionary

The definition of Behan in the dictionary is Brendan. 1923–64, Irish writer, noted esp for his plays The Quare Fellow and The Hostage and for an account of his detention as a member of the Irish Republican Army, Borstal Boy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEHAN


Aegean
iːˈdʒiːən
aeon
ˈiːən
African-Caribbean
ˌæfrɪkənˌkærəˈbiːən
amoebaean
ˌæmɪˈbiːən
amoebean
ˌæmɪˈbiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
chalybean
ˌkælɪˈbiːən
eon
ˈiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Maccabean
ˌmækəˈbiːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
plebeian
pləˈbiːən
polyphloesboean
ˌpɒlɪfliːsˈbiːən
Sabaean
səˈbiːən
Sabean
səˈbiːən
scarabaean
ˌskærəˈbiːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEHAN

Beguin

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEHAN

adhan
afghan
Callaghan
darshan
Elizabethan
Foshan
Jonathan
khan
leviathan
lohan
Morbihan
Nathan
nothing less than
orphan
other than
Rajasthan
Shan
than
Vaughan
Wuhan

Synonyms and antonyms of Behan in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Behan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEHAN

Find out the translation of Behan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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贝安
1,325 millions of speakers

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Behan
570 millions of speakers

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Behan
510 millions of speakers

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बहन
380 millions of speakers
ar

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بيهان
280 millions of speakers

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Бехан
278 millions of speakers

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Behan
270 millions of speakers

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Behan
260 millions of speakers

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Behan
220 millions of speakers

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Behan
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Behan
180 millions of speakers

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Behan
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Behan
85 millions of speakers

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Behan
85 millions of speakers
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Behan
80 millions of speakers

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Behan
75 millions of speakers

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बेहान
75 millions of speakers

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Behan
70 millions of speakers

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Behan
65 millions of speakers

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Behan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Беха
40 millions of speakers

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Behan
30 millions of speakers
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Behan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Behan
14 millions of speakers
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Behan
10 millions of speakers
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Behan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Behan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEHAN»

The term «Behan» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.079 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEHAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Behan

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEHAN»

Discover the use of Behan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Behan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Borstal Boy
Extraordinarily vivid, fluent, and moving, this is a superb and unforgettable piece of writing. Borstal Boy was adapted into a film in 2000.
Brendan Behan, 2009
2
The Letters of Brendan Behan
Annotation A thoroughly annotated collection of those letters by controversial Irish playwright Behan (1923-64) that have come to light so far.
Brendan Behan, E. H. Mikhail, 1992
3
Dario Fo: Revolutionary Theatre
The first political biography of Europe's leading radical playwright and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Tom Behan, 2000
4
The Camorra: Political Criminality in Italy
The Camorra of Napes has risen to a level of strength that rivals the Sicilian mafia. This book traces its origins from the mid 19th century to its present dominance of the Campania region.
Tom Behan, University Senior Lecturer in Italian Tom Behan, 2005
5
The Complete Plays
Includes Behan's complete dramatic works in English, three-full length plays and three one-act plays, with biographical details on Behan and the Irish Republican Movement
Brendan Behan, 1978
6
Confessions Of An Irish Rebel
There are no words and it would be impertinence to try. I walked down the gangway. I was free. First published after Brendan Behan's tragic death, Confessions of an Irish Rebel picks up where Borstal Boy left off.
Brendan Behan, 2008
7
Therapeutic Nutrition: A Guide to Patient Education
The book also includes discussions on nutritional controversies and eating disorders and a list of additional resources. The spiral binding and flip-chart format enable health care providers to find and reproduce patient handouts quickly.
Eileen Behan, 2006
8
The brothers Behan
Some stories are true, some are mythical. This book, written with the active participation of one who knew the real Brendan Behan best -- his brother, Brian -- cuts through the mythology to the true Behan.
Brian Behan, Aubrey Dillon-Malone, 1998
9
Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, ...
Collectors and non-collectors will experience the passion for collecting dolls in Ms. Garrett's second, FULL COLOR, black-doll reference book, which is a comprehensive celebration with up-to-date values of over 1000 vintage-to-modern black ...
Debbie Behan Garrett, 2008
10
Justifying Historical Descriptions
But when, if ever, is it reasonable to regard such descriptions as true? This book attempts to establish the conditions that warrant belief in historical descriptions.
C. Behan McCullagh, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEHAN»

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Donald D. Cotton
14, 1944 in Glomawr, KY, the son of David and Sue (Behan) Cotton. Don was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. Don was an active member ... «Evening Observer, Jul 15»
2
Slocum wins at Pine Acres
Colleen Gleason was next (18th green). Closest to pin winners were Dave Faller (hole 3), Mike Cobb (holes 7, 13) and Kevin Behan (hole 17). «Bradford Era, Jul 15»
3
Kidderminster homes raided in Facebook crackdown
WRS Joint Committee Chairman Councillor Bronwen Behan said: “The raids our officers have been involved with have netted significant ... «Kidderminster Shuttle, Jul 15»
4
French Charolais takes Interbreed Champion at 150th Clonmel Show
Champion Simmental went to Garrett Behan of Ballyfin with Clonagh Dora the Explorer, a homebred senior heifer sired by the successful herd ... «Irish Farmers Journal, Jul 15»
5
PARTY: What makes a great party and who are your dream party …
Stephen Behan, General Manager at Browns Milton Keynes comments: "We enjoy getting together with close friends and family to celebrate ... «MK News, Jul 15»
6
COUNTY CRICKET ROUND-UP: South Lincs and Border Leagues
Division Two: Timberland 291-7 (Behan 50, Durward 62, Lowth 51, Hargrave 55), Spalding 3rd 96 (Askin 6-21); Graves Park 99, Pinchbeck ... «Louth Leader, Jul 15»
7
Softball: Beverly Bandits claim top prize at Boulder IDT
In the fifth inning, Behan delivered an important insurance run with a solo home run to left field. Already with a 4-0 lead, Bandits shortstop ... «The Daily Camera, Jul 15»
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MCCD's Extreme Expedition event to take teens hiking, canoeing in …
MCCDistrict.org, by mail and walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, or drop-off only at Lost Valley Visitor ... «Northwest Herald, Jul 15»
9
Duplin/Wallace rallies from 3-0 defiict to down Jacksonville 9-5 in …
Jacksonville got two runs back in the eighth when Makaine Seigler walked and came around to score on two errant throws that allowed Behan ... «Jacksonville Daily News, Jul 15»
10
The Kardashian's Former Nanny Tells All: “I've Known About Caitlyn …
... person who knew the 65-year-old was struggling with her gender identity: Pam Behan, a former nanny in the Karadashian-Jenner household ... «Life & Style Weekly, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Behan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/behan>. Dec 2019 ».
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