See also: かん and ガン

Japanese edit

Etymology 1 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of がん – see the following entries.
2
[affix] round; circular
[noun] a meatball, fishball
[noun] a pill
[proper noun] a surname
2
[affix] rock
2
[affix] look; face; expression
[affix] color
3
[affix] bank; coast; shore
4
[affix] desire; wish
[affix] pray
[noun] a prayer
J
[noun] wild goose
Alternative spellings
, ガン
J
[affix] (only found in compounds) a rock, crag, or boulder
H
[noun] (medicine, oncology, pathology) cancer
[noun] (figurative) cancer
Alternative spelling
ガン
(This term, がん, is the hiragana spelling of the above terms.)
For a list of all kanji read as がん, see Category:Japanese kanji read as がん.)

(The following entries are uncreated: , , , , , , .)

Etymology 2 edit

Adverb edit

がん (gan

  1. (onomatopoeia): evoking the sound made by a bell, or by striking an object: gong, clang, wham, conk, bang
    がん(かべ)にぶつかった。
    Gan to kabe ni butsukatta.
    He hit the wall with a wham.

Yoron edit

Noun edit

がん (gan

  1. : crab