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Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of かん – see the following entries.
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[affix]space; interval; among; between
[affix]extent; scope
[affix]hidden; invisible
[affix]Alternative spelling of (kan, free time)
[noun]interval
[suffix]suffixes some expressions of time to tell duration rather than time or date
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[affix]cold; chilly
[affix]lonely; deserted
[affix]poor; poverty-stricken
[affix]midwinter; cold season
[noun]midwinter; cold season
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[noun]feeling; sense
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[noun]man
[proper noun]the name of China during the Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE)
[proper noun]name of various Chinese dynasties
  1. the 西漢 (Saikan, Western Han) or 前漢 (Zenkan, Former Han) (206 BCE – 9 CE)
  2. the 東漢 (Tōkan, Eastern Han) or 後漢 (Gokan, Later Han) (25–220 CE)
  3. the 蜀漢 (Shokkan, Shu Han) (221-263)
  4. the 成漢 (Seikan, Cheng Han) (304–347)
  5. the 南漢 (Nankan, Southern Han) (917–971)
  6. the 後漢 (Kōkan, Later Han) (947–951)
  7. the 北漢 (Hokukan, Northern Han) (951–979)
[proper noun]the Han Chinese people
[proper noun]the Han River, a tributary of the Yangtze
[proper noun](by extension from the "river" sense) the Milky Way
[proper noun]alternative name for 漢中 (Kanchū, Hanzhong)
[proper noun]a surname
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[noun]a large building
[noun]a mansion, a villa, an estate
[noun]a movie theatre
[suffix]a hall, a building, a section of a building, a house
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[affix]complete, perfect, infallible, faultless
[affix]to complete, to finish
[noun]The End; Finis (used at the end of a novel, movie, etc.)
[suffix]completion; conclusion; end
[suffix]fully provided
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[noun]pipe
[noun]a wind instrument
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[affix]barrier, gate
[affix]to concern; to relate to; connection
[noun]barrier, gate
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[noun]look, appearance
[noun]sight
[noun](Buddhism) observation meditation
[suffix]outlook on …; view of …
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[noun]publication; publishing
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[affix]tree trunk; stem
[affix]main part; core
[affix]talent; capability
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[affix]used to; accustomed; custom; habit
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[affix]shield
[affix]interfere, invade
[affix]dry
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[noun]scroll
[noun]book
[affix]reel of books
[affix]book; scroll
[affix]volume; chapter
[counter]volume of a book
[counter]reel of a film
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[affix]to watch over; to watch attentively
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[adjective]brief; simple
[noun]brevity; simplicity
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[affix]delicious
[affix]sweet-tasting; sweet
[affix]pleasant; pleased; content
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[noun]treble range
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[affix]sweat
[noun]Synonym of ハン (han): khan
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[noun]a can, a tin
[counter]counter for canned goods
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[affix]liver
[affix](figuratively) essential thing; important thing
[affix](figuratively) courage; spirit
[noun]liver
[noun](obsolete, figuratively) heart; spirit
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[noun]headpiece, crown
[adjectival noun]crown; champion
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[affix]collapse, cave in, fall (i.e. castle)
[affix]surrender
[affix]fall into, slide into
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[affix]dry
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[noun]perception; intuition; the sixth sense
[affix]consideration
[affix]disinheritance
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[affix]worry; suffer
[affix]afflicted
[noun]trouble; worries; pain
[noun]illness; sickness
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[counter]pieces of sushi
[noun]an obsolete unit of measure of weight corresponding to 3.75 kilograms
[noun]an obsolete unit of currency
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[affix]to shout; to cry
[affix]to call; to summon
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[affix]to bear; to endure
[affix]capable
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[affix]to exchange
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[affix]daring; brave; bold
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[noun]coffin; casket
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[noun]intimacy; friendship
[noun]section of an article in a law, code, etc.
[affix]intimacy; friendship
[affix]signature; sign and seal
[affix]articles or clauses of an agreement, document of proof, etc.
[affix]expense; money; funds
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[affix]tranquil; calm; quiet
[affix]free time; leisure
[affix]unimportant; useless
[noun]free time; leisure
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[affix]persuade; recommend; advise; encourage
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[noun]leniency, gentleness
[adjective]lenient, gentle
S
[affix]joy, delight, pleasure
[noun](literary) joy, delight, pleasure
S
[affix]to supervise; to inspect; to watch
[affix]jail; jailhouse
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[adjective]slow; sluggish
S
[affix]remorse; regret
S
[affix]to return
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[noun]ring
[noun](algebra) ring
[prefix]circum-
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[proper noun]Korea (now especially South Korea)
[proper noun](historical) Han (ancient Chinese county, viscounty, and kingdom of the Zhou dynasty)
[proper noun](historical) Short for 三韓 (Sankan, Samhan).
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[noun]warship
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[noun]a kind of ancient Chinese bronzeware
[noun]an example, exemplar, model, pattern
[affix]example, exemplar
[affix]model, pattern
[affix]inspect, examine
[affix]evaluate
[proper noun]a surname
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[affix]citrus fruit
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[counter]counter for poles
[affix]a pole; a bamboo pole
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[noun]pit; hole; pitfall
[noun]one of the eight trigrams:
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[adjective]wicked
[noun]evil, wickedness
[noun]wicked person
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[affix]drought; dry weather
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[adjective]wicked
[noun]wickedness, wicked person
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[affix]ferocious; fierce
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[noun](botany) culm
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[number]undecillion, a number of 1036 in modern Japanese since 17th century.
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[noun]shin, shinbone
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[affix]shut; close; seal
[noun]seam; seal (of an envelope)
[noun]writing on the seal of an envelope
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[noun]admonition
[affix]admonish
[affix]dissuade
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(This term, かん, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)
For a list of all kanji with on'yomi かん, not just those used in Sino-Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji with on reading かん.

Etymology 2Edit

Kun readings.

NounEdit

かん (rōmaji kan)

  1. : the start; a high place; the top; one with a high rank
  2. 長官: director in Ritsuryō
  3. : god; spirit
  4. : shortage
  5. : treble range

MiyakoEdit

NounEdit

かん (romaji kan)

  1. : crab