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Etymology 1Edit

On'yomi terms.

ConjunctionEdit

けん (rōmaji ken)

  1. : concurrently

CounterEdit

けん (rōmaji -ken)

  1. : cases, matters
  2. : houses, buildings
  3. : gaps between pillars

NounEdit

けん (rōmaji ken)

  1. : sword
  2. : prefecture (regional administration in Japan)
  3. : tendon (of relating to muscle)
  4. : (architecture) interval, space of pillar; (length unit) about 1.8 metre.

Proper nounEdit

けん (rōmaji Ken)

  1. : A male given name
  2. : A male given name
  3. : A male given name
  4. : A male given name

SuffixEdit

けん (rōmaji -ken)

  1. : right to do something
  2. : ticket, bond, certificate
  3. : range, sphere, circle
  4. : houses, buildings

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

けん (rōmaji -ken)

  1. (Classical Japanese, jodōshi) Alternative form of けむ (kemu)

Etymology 3Edit

ParticleEdit

けん (rōmaji ken)

  1. (Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu) because
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      じゃが (いま) (ない) () () (けい) ()でがして、 (くず) () () ()じゃけん内地 (ないち) ()くなああきらめるがええ
      Jaga ima wa naichi mo fukeiki de gashite, kuzuya mo dame ja ken, naichi sa iku nā akirameru ga ē
      However the mainland economy is also in a recession now and waste collection business does not pay, so you should give up to go to the mainland.