いかん

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See also: いがん

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

いかん (ikan

  1. Alternative form of いかない (ikanai)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of いかん – see the following entry.
如何
[noun] the whatevers, the whys and wherefores; however [it may be]
[adverb] howsoever, however [it may be]
Alternative spelling
奈何
(This term, いかん, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of いかん – see the following entries.
遺憾
[adjectival noun] feeling a regret that come from a failure of one's intention
[adjectival noun] feeling a regret with pity, sadness, disappointment, and shame because the result is not one's intention (often used in public addresses)
[noun] a regret that come from a failure of one's intention
[noun] a regret with pity, sadness, disappointment, and shame because the result is not one's intention (often used in public addresses)
偉観
[noun] magnificent sight; great spectacle
異観
[noun] curious spectacle
移管
[noun] transfer of operation, control, or jurisdiction
[verb] transfer operation, control, or jurisdiction
衣冠
[noun] an ancient cloth of officer in palace
医官
[noun] doctor of Japan Self-Defense Forces
位官
[noun] rank, official position
位冠
[noun] an ancient headgear indicating rank
(This term, いかん, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese terms.)