càn

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Ligurian[edit]

Cane sullo Stelvio.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canem, accusative form of canis, from earlier canēs, from Proto-Italic *kō (accusative *kwanem), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ (accusative *ḱwónm̥).

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Noun[edit]

càn m (plural chén, diminutive cagnétto, cagnìn, feminine càgna)

  1. dog, male dog

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càn (Zhuyin ㄘㄢˋ)

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

càn (, 𠼳, , )

  1. (rare) to rush headlong through
  2. to raid; to mop up; to attack
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Adjective[edit]

càn (, 𠼳, , )

  1. (of behaviour) wanton; indiscriminate; at random
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

càn

  1. the first trigram of the eight trigrams in Taoist cosmology
    Synonym: kiền
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