Shan|de|an «SHAN dee uhn», adjective.
of, having to do with, or characteristic of the novel Tristram Shandy, by the English novelist Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), or the Shandy family portrayed in the novel: »

I write a careless kind of a civil, nonsensical, good-humoured Shandean book (Laurence Sterne). He affects a Shandean fabrication of words (Thomas Jefferson).

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  • Shan Sa — (chinesisch 山颯 / 山飒 Shān Sà, * 26. Oktober 1972 in Peking, Volksrepublik China) ist eine in Frankreich lebende Schriftstellerin und Malerin chinesischer Herkunft. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Schreibstil und Themen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shan'ge — (山歌) is a genre of Chinese folk song. They are commonly sung in rural provinces; the word Shan ge means mountain song . A number of different subtypes are: Hua er, a form popular in the northwestern China provinces such as Gansu, Ningxia and… …   Wikipedia

  • Shan Yu — es el principal villano de la película de Disney Mulán. Contenido 1 Descripción 2 Doblaje 3 Hayabusa el Halcón 4 Los Hunos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shan —   [ʃ ], Schan, große, Tai sprechende Volksgruppe in Südostasien, etwa 4 Mio. Menschen, v. a. in Nord und Nordostbirma (rd. 3,8 Mio., v. a. im Shanstaat), wo sie um größere Autonomie kämpfen und deshalb Verfolgungen durch die Militärjunta… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shan — [shän, shan] n. [< Burmese ] 1. pl. Shans or Shan a member of a group of Asian peoples living esp. in NE Myanmar and S China 2. the Tai language of these peoples …   English World dictionary

  • shan|ty — shan|ty1 «SHAN tee», noun, plural ties. a roughly built hut or cabin; shack: »Her childhood was spent in a succession of Florida and Georgia cracker shanties, in dreary sawmill towns (Time). ╂[American English, perhaps < Canadian French… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shan't — A contraction of shall not. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shan Sa — (山飒) es una poeta y novelista chino francesa; nació el 26 de octubre de 1972 en Pekín. Comenzó escribiendo en su lengua materna, el chino. En 1990, obtuvo el equivalente al bachillerato en China y ese mismo año se decidió a abandonar China… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shan — Shan(s) ou Chan(s) groupe ethnique de l E. de la Birmanie, appartenant au groupe thaï, localisé sur le plateau Shan, vaste enclave entre la Chine et la Thaïlande …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • shan't — [ʃa:nt US ʃænt] especially BrE the short form of shall not ▪ I shan t see you again …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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