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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Dutch kraan (crane; faucet).[1][2] Doublet of クレーン (kurēn).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

カラン (karan

  1. faucet, tap (device attached to a water pipe from which water comes out when opened)
Synonyms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from English carane.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

カラン (karan

  1. (organic chemistry) carane

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira (1995) 大辞泉 (in Japanese), First edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN