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Meaning of "paan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PAAN

paan  [pɑːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Paan 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 PAAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

paan

Paan

Paan is the Hindi word for betel', which is used for a stimulating and psychoactive preparation combined with areca nut and/or cured tobacco. Paan is chewed and finally spat out or swallowed. Paan has many variations. Slaked lime paste is commonly added to bind the leaves. Some South Asian preparations include katha paste or mukhwas to freshen the breath. Paan is originally from and native to India/Pakistan but it has spread to other countries Burma, Vietnam. Paan is also consumed in many other Asian countries and elsewhere in the world by some Asian emigrants, with or without tobacco, in an addictive and euphoria-inducing formulation with adverse health effects.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAAN


Afghanistan
æfˈɡænɪˌstɑːn
Akan
ˈɑːkɑːn
Azerbaijan
ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn
Balikpapan
ˌbɑːlɪkˈpɑːpɑːn
barn
bɑːn
Bhutan
buːˈtɑːn
Iran
ɪˈrɑːn
khan
kɑːn
Kyrgyzstan
ˈkɪəɡɪzˌstɑːn
Medan
ˈmɛdɑːn
Oman
əʊˈmɑːn
Pakistan
ˌpɑːkɪˈstɑːn
Ramadan
ˌræməˈzɑːn
Ramazan
ˌræməˈzɑːn
Sudan
suːˈdɑːn
Taiwan
ˈtaɪˈwɑːn
Tajikistan
tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn
Turkmenistan
ˌtɜːkmɛnɪˈstɑːn
Uzbekistan
ˌʌzbɛkɪˈstɑːn
zaman
zəˈmɑːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAAN

pa
PA system
Pa.
pa´anga
PA´s
paal
PABA
Pablum
pabouche
Pabst
pabular
pabulous
pabulum
PABX
PAC
Pac.
paca
pacable
pacation
pace

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAAN

balmacaan
Bataan
bobbejaan
Canaan
Dingaan
leguaan
naan
samaan
Shangaan
skokiaan
Talibaan
water leguaan

Synonyms and antonyms of paan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «paan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAAN

Find out the translation of paan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of paan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «paan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

磐安
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

paan
570 millions of speakers

English

paan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

паан
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

paan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Paan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Paan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

paan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パーン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

paan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

paan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

paan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

paan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

paan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

паан
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

paan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

paan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

paan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

paan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Paan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of paan

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAAN»

The term «paan» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «paan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «paan» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAAN»

Discover the use of paan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to paan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cases In Rural Marketing: An Integrated Approach
Paan and paan products are prepared and sold by tens of thousands of small roadside shops (called paan wallas) scattered ... Paan products Tobacco based Plain Raw tobacco Flavored supari Paan Paan Gutkha Paan masala Paan products ...
C. S. G. Krishnamacharyulu, 2010
2
New Delhi
Preparing a paan is simple. The leaf is first cleaned with water and dried. lt is then covered with a thin layer of lime paste. ln north lndia, paan sellers then spread red- coloured syrup (extracted from a native plant) over the lime paste. The betel ...
M. R. Narayan Swamy, 2006
3
Nepal
At least as popular, particularly near India, is paan, the digestive and mild stimulant that Westerners often wrongly call "betel". Paan sellers sit like priests in their little booths, and ordering paan is a hallowed ritual. The paan wallah starts with a ...
David Reed, 2002
4
Goa
Chewing the Paan - an Oral Experience Although the Goans are not nearly such prolific paan chewers as their countryfolk elsewhere in India, they don't lack the resources. The main constituent of paan - the betel nut, which comes from the ...
Paul Harding, 2003
5
New Indian Home Cooking: More Than 100 Delicious ...
As in the rest of India paan (betel leaf specialty) is very popular in central India. Paan shops are around every corner, and many homes have a paan dan ( container for paan ingredients). It is considered to be a digestive aid and is usually eaten ...
Madhu Gadia, 2000
6
Good Earth Varanasi City Guide
Paan. They write poems and ribald songs about this heart-shaped leaf. It is even mentioned in the Buddhist lataka tales and, over the centuries, it has gathered its own legends as a symbol of celebration, friendship and romance.
‎2002
7
Chinese Cantonese tones English Dictionary
... baan2 baan4 baan4 bou3 baanZ bun2 baan4 dirn2 baanl faat3 baanl faatß 211133 5у114 1333114 101132 1333112 3614 1333111 gekl baan4 2061132 1333112 kau4 deoiójyuml paan khauh twoih yuhn baan2 kim3 baan2 kyun4 baan2 ...
UP Numlake, 2013
8
Mumbai by Night
Rashmi Uday Singh. 141 142 142 142 142 143 143 143 143 144 144 144 |45 145 145 < < Paanwalas An Open Love Letter... "Khaiyeke paan Banaraswala,. aanwalas At a Glance Introduction Aslam Paanwala The Avenue Paan Bhandar  ...
Rashmi Uday Singh, 2005
9
Lexical Anaphors and Pronouns in Selected South Asian ...
Local domain Both the simple reflexive paan and its composite form panun paan have almost the same distribution, as shown by the following examples. Antecedents of these forms may be names, pronominals, quantifiers, or inter- rogatives.
Barbara Lust, 2000
10
Northeast India
Another popular digestive is paan – see the boxed text, below. City restaurants stay open till 10pm or later, but in rural areas, everything can shut down for the night as soon as it gets dark. Food & Religion Eating in India can be influenced by ...
‎2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term paan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Shoojit Sircar picks his 10 favourite films from the past decade
Paan Singh Tomar (2012) is a film I wish I had made. I was really jealous of Tishu (Tigmanshu Dhulia; director) on how beautifully he made that ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
2
Products found in Konkan division - Rs 11cr worth gutkha seized in …
An FDA official said that while investigating the cases, the accused who were caught smuggling nearly 75 per cent of gutkha and paan masala ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
New restaurateurs are reinventing street food favourites across the …
But at Farzi, where he appeals to a younger, trendier demographic, he takes many street-food favourites (including paan!) and reinterprets them ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
4
Subhash Ghai wants to make a biopic on Shankar Mahadevan …
Recent biopics from Bollywood that have met with both critical acclaim and box-office success include films on Milkha Singh, Paan Singh ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
5
5 Unique Paan Flavors You Must Try
This is how paan makes its way into the hearts and bellies of Indians—you go to your favorite restaurant with a special someone, devour a ... «India.com, Jul 15»
6
Voice of head and neck cancer patients and their fight - Bharat Press
“Smokeless tobacco, reminiscent of gutka or paan, is a serious concern in India. These brokers, when taken collectively, improve the ... «Bharat Press, Jul 15»
7
Popular BKC restaurant's revamped menu is a must try - Life and style
Though stuffed, the deconstructed version of a paan in form of Pista Paan, Coconut Ice Cream, Rose Foam (Rs 575) bowled us over. The dry ... «Mid-Day, Jul 15»
8
Man held for raping mentally-challenged girl
The arrested youth has been identified as Vinod Mishra, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, and runs a paan stall in Andheri (E). According to the ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
9
Gutka worth 97k seized in Gandhinagar office raid
... raided a transport company's office in Gandhinagar and seized gutka, paan masala and scented tobacco of various brands worth Rs 97,000. «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
Drama on my platter at Nautanki in Ahmedabad
Dessert is mohanthaal cheese cake (traditional sweet turned into a cake) and paan crème brûlées, both of which are just about a fair attempt. «Business Standard, Jul 15»

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