Ane



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a suffix used in names of hydrocarbons of the methane or paraffin series:
propane.
Historical Examples

Its object is the encouragement of temperate habits, and the enjoyment of “ane’s ain fireside.”
Legends of the North; The Guidman O’ Inglismill and The Fairy Bride Patrick Buchan

But for the fut, it’s aye perfec’ eneuch to be my pattern, for it’s the only ane I hae to follow!
Salted With Fire George MacDonald

Well, there’s ane thing I’d be glad to hear o’ frae your new doctor, an’ that is no’ to be gliffed by thunner an’ lightin’.
Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease

Kirsty thought the question rude, but answered, with quiet dignity, ‘No ane.
Heather and Snow George MacDonald

Not while they own ane trireme oared an’ rigged, Or a’ those stacks an’ stacks an’ stacks O’ siller.
Lysistrata Aristophanes

He canna dee again for ane ‘at wudna turn til ‘im i’ this life!
Heather and Snow George MacDonald

At these wordis, the Quene stood as it war amased, more then the quarter of ane hour.
The Works of John Knox, Volume 2 (of 6) John Knox

Mony ane ‘at spak like that, had nae doot a guid meanin’ in’t; but, hech man!
David Elginbrod George MacDonald

ane Judas, or other (said he); but I know it is but my lyef that is sought: I regard it not.
The Works of John Knox, Volume 2 (of 6) John Knox

I have sent over a paket to be dispersed, and some ane other way.
Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Mrs. Thomson

determiner, pronoun, noun
a Scottish word for one
suffix
indicating an alkane hydrocarbon: hexane

word-forming element in chemical use, indicating a chain of carbon atoms with no double bonds, proposed 1866 by German chemist August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818-1892) to go with -ene, -ine (2), -one.

-ane suff.
A saturated hydrocarbon: hexane.
-ane
A suffix used to form the names of saturated hydrocarbons, such as ethane. The suffix is shortened to -an- before other suffixes to indicate compounds derived from saturated hydrocarbons, as in ethanol.

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