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U+CE78, 칸
HANGUL SYLLABLE KAN
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: z-k-s

[U+CE77]
Hangul Syllables
[U+CE79]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[kʰa̠n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? kan
Revised Romanization (translit.)? kan
McCune–Reischauer? k'an
Yale Romanization? khan

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Beonyeok nogeoldae (飜譯老乞大 / 번역노걸대), 1517, as  (Yale: kan). Originally a variant reading of (, gan, “room”).

Noun[edit]

(kan)

  1. room, chamber
  2. (classifier) Classifier for rooms.
  3. Synonym of 칸막이 (kanmagi, partition, compartment)
  4. space, blank space

Etymology 2[edit]

From Mongolian ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ (qaɣan) / хаан (haan) / хан (han).

Noun[edit]

(kan)

  1. khan

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from French Cannes.

Proper noun[edit]

(Kan)

  1. Cannes (a city in Alpes-Maritimes, France)