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From Japanese  (げん) (かん) (genkan), from Middle Chinese 玄關 (MC ɦwen kˠuan, literally “front door”).

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genkan (plural genkans or genkan)

  1. The entryway to a Japanese house, where street shoes are removed and houseshoes put on before entering the house, and houseshoes removed and street shoes put on before leaving the house.

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genkan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げんかん