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See also: Kan., kān, kǎn, kàn, kán, k'an, k'än, and kañ

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kan (plural kans)

  1. Archaic form of khan.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Japanese .

NounEdit

kan (plural kan)

  1. A Japanese unit of weight, approximately 8.267 lb.
    • 2000, Hideo Yamashita, Healthy Culture and Unhealthy Culture
      After having subtracted the bad and uncollectable debt above, the net property was around 32000 kan of silver []

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kan.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kan (present kan, past kon)

  1. can

AlakEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. (Harak) woman

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit


AwarEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. tree

Further readingEdit

  • Catherine Levy, Language Research in Papua New Guinea: A Case Study of Awar (2005)

BambaraEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. (anatomy) neck

ReferencesEdit


BretonEdit

NounEdit

kan m

  1. song

ChuukeseEdit

DeterminerEdit

kan

  1. (possessive subject marker) these

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -a

VerbEdit

kan

  1. present tense of kunne

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch canne. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɑn
  • IPA(key): /kɑn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

kan f (plural kannen, diminutive kannetje n)

  1. jug
  2. pot (for tea, coffee, etc.)
  3. can (cylindrical vessel)

VerbEdit

kan

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kunnen
  2. imperative of kunnen
  3. (archaic) plural imperative of kunnen

SynonymsEdit

  • (2) kunt - more formal

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

kan m (plural kans)

  1. "khan"[1]

ReferencesEdit


GagauzEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *kiān (blood).

NounEdit

kan (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. blood

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

kan

  1. Obsolete spelling of kann

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French quand.

AdverbEdit

kan

  1. when

SynonymsEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kan (plural kanok)

  1. male (of dogs)
  2. boar

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kan kanok
accusative kant kanokat
dative kannak kanoknak
instrumental kannal kanokkal
causal-final kanért kanokért
translative kanná kanokká
terminative kanig kanokig
essive-formal kanként kanokként
essive-modal
inessive kanban kanokban
superessive kanon kanokon
adessive kannál kanoknál
illative kanba kanokba
sublative kanra kanokra
allative kanhoz kanokhoz
elative kanból kanokból
delative kanról kanokról
ablative kantól kanoktól
Possessive forms of kan
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kanom kanjaim
2nd person sing. kanod kanjaid
3rd person sing. kanja kanjai
1st person plural kanunk kanjaink
2nd person plural kanotok kanjaitok
3rd person plural kanjuk kanjaik

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カン

KeraEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Takács, Gábor (1999-2008) Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, volume 3, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 201:
    [] we should carefully distinguish the following Ch. roots from AA *m-ˀ "water" [GT]:
    (1) Ch. *h-m "water" [GT]: [] Kwang kàām [Jng.], Kera kan [Ebert] []

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of bukan

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

kan

  1. isn't it?

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

kan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kàn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French quand.

AdverbEdit

kan

  1. when

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. plural of canne

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

kan

  1. present tense of kunne
  2. can; may; be able to
  3. kan ikke - cannot, can't

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

kan

  1. present tense of kunna/kunne

RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit कर्ण (kárṇa, ear). Cognate with Hindi कान (kān) and Punjabi ਕੰਨ (kann, ear).

NounEdit

kan m (plural kan)

  1. ear

SeimatEdit

NounEdit

kan

  1. water; fresh water

ReferencesEdit

  • Beata Wozna, Theresa Wilson, Seimat Grammar Essentials (2005)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȃn m (Cyrillic spelling ка̑н)

  1. khan

DeclensionEdit


SomaliEdit

DeterminerEdit

kan

  1. this (masculine)

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kan

  1. present tense of kunna

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English cunt.

NounEdit

kan

  1. (vulgar) cunt (female genitalia)
  2. (vulgar) cunt (term of abuse)

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish قان (kan, blood), from Proto-Turkic *kiān (blood).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kan (definite accusative kanı, plural kanlar)

  1. blood
  2. linage

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kan
Definite accusative kanı
Singular Plural
Nominative kan kanlar
Definite accusative kanı kanları
Dative kana kanlara
Locative kanda kanlarda
Ablative kandan kanlardan
Genitive kanın kanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kanım kanlarım
2nd singular kanın kanların
3rd singular kanı kanları
1st plural kanımız kanlarımız
2nd plural kanınız kanlarınız
3rd plural kanları kanları
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kanım kanlarım
2nd singular kansın kanlarsın
3rd singular kan
kandır
kanlar
kanlardır
1st plural kanız kanlarız
2nd plural kansınız kanlarsınız
3rd plural kanlar kanlardır

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