There are 2 definitions of -ane in English:

-ane1

suffix

  • variant spelling of -an, usually with a distinction of sense (such as humane compared with human) but sometimes with no corresponding form in -an (such as mundane).

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Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw

There are 2 definitions of -ane in English:

-ane2

suffix

Chemistry
  • Forming names of saturated hydrocarbons: methane propane

Origin

on the pattern of words such as -ene, -ine.

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Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw