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MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cán (Zhuyin ㄘㄢˊ)

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *kaːnʔ.

NounEdit

(classifier cái) cán ()

  1. handle
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, chapter 3, in Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng:
      Cầm chặt cán dao trong tay, tôi bỗng thấy người mình như cao lớn hắn lên; […]
      Firmly holding the handle of the knife in my hand, I suddenly felt as if I were much taller; […]

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

cán ()

  1. to be crushed, to be run over (by a vehicle, etc.)
    bị xe cán.
    be run over by a car
  2. to flatten, to make flat