See also: quān, quán, quǎn, and quàn

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quando.

AdverbEdit

quan

  1. when

IdoEdit

PronounEdit

quan

  1. (interrogative) whom (object)

Usage notesEdit

To ask for a subject, use qua instead.


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

quan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of quān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of quán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of quǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of quàn.

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.

OccitanEdit

AdverbEdit

quan

  1. when

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("official")

AdjectiveEdit

quan ()

  1. official

Derived termsEdit

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