чан

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Adjective[edit]

чан (čān)

  1. sharp (Able to cut easily)
    Чатэр чан
    Čātăr čān
    The sword is sharp.
    Шъэжъыер чан
    Ŝăẑəer čān
    The knife is sharp.
  2. dishing
  3. energetic
  4. sensitive

Noun[edit]

чан (čān)

  1. fellow

Synonyms[edit]

  • (sharp): жан (žān) (Kabardian)
  • (sharp): чыян (čəjān) (Shapsug dialect)

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic тшанъ (tšanŭ) or тчанъ (tčanŭ), from дъщанъ (dŭščanŭ, made of boards), cognate to доска (doska), дощатый (doščatyj)

Noun[edit]

чан (čanm inan (genitive ча́на, nominative plural чаны́ or ча́ны, genitive plural чано́в or ча́нов)

  1. tub, vat, tank; tun

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