Kahn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Among Jews, a Germanicised form of Cohen.

Proper noun[edit]

Kahn

  1. A surname​.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An originally only Central and Low German word, spread by Luther. From northern Middle High German kane and Middle Low German kāne, from Proto-Germanic *kanô (vessel, boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kahn m (genitive Kahns or Kahnes, plural Kähne)

  1. a small boat used on inland waters
    Synonym: Nachen
  2. (slightly humorous) a ship, especially when old or in need of repair

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kahn” in Duden online