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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese pão (bread),[3][2] from Latin panem, accusative singular form of panis (bread). Compare French pain, Italian pane, Romanian pâine, Spanish pan.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

パン (rōmaji pan)

  1. bread (a type of food)
Usage notesEdit

The kanji spellings 麺麭 and 麪包 are examples of jukujikun. Use of these spellings is extremely rare in modern Japanese.

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • (Amis: epang)
  • (Bunun: paang)
  • (Hakka: (pháng))
  • (Korean: (ppang))
  • (Min Nan: (pháng))
  • (Paiwan: pang)
  • (Rukai: pange)
  • (Saaroa: pangʉ)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English pan.[3][2]

NounEdit

パン (rōmaji pan)

  1. a pan (flat vessel used for cooking)
  2. a pan shot (a film shot where the camera is turned horizontally)
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

パンする (suru conjugation, rōmaji pan suru)

  1. to pan (to turn a camera horizontally)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Πάν (Pán).

Proper nounEdit

パン (rōmaji Pan)

  1. (Greek mythology) Pan
  2. (astronomy) Pan
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan