fan englannista suomeksi
- puhallin, tuuletin
A hand-held device consisting of concertinaed material, or slats of material, gathered together at one end, that may be opened out into the shape of a sector of a circle and waved back and forth in order to move air towards oneself and cool oneself.
(senseid) An electrical or mechanical device for moving air, used for cooling people, machinery, etc.
*: The oxen likewise and the young asses that ear the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan.
*: Whose fan ''is'' in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.
To blow air on (something) by means of a fan (hand-held, mechanical or electrical) or otherwise.
: ''We enjoyed standing at the edge of the cliff, being fanned by the wind.''.
1865, (w), (w)
*: Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking.
(..)it would have been a real satisfaction toput her across my knees and pull up her skirts and giver(SI) her a swell fanning(..)
: ''I am a big fan of libraries.''
(ca-verb form of)
*: Jesus a apasa ngeni Peter, "Upwe apasa ngonuk pwe non ei chok pwinin me mwen ewe chukȯ epwe kökkö, fan unungat kopwe apasa pwe kose sinei ei."
*:: ''Jesus said to Peter, "I tell you that in this night before the chicken calls, three times you will say that you don't know me."''
(l) (admirer or follower)
(nonstandard spelling of)
: ''Må fan ta dig.''
:: May the devil take you.
: ''Du var mig en jobbig fan.''
:: You're one tricky little devil.
damn (referring to the devil)
: ''Fan! Jag glömde nycklarna.''
:: Damn! I forgot my keys.
: ''jag är ett stort fan av saffransbullar''
:: I'm a huge fan of saffron buns
(soft mutation of)