cán

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cán (Zhuyin ㄘㄢˊ)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *kaːnʔ.

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) cán ()

  1. handle
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng publishing house, chapter 3
      Cầm chặt cán dao trong tay, tôi bỗng thấy người mình như cao lớn hắn lên; […]
      Firmly holding the handle of the knife in my hand, I suddenly felt as if I were much taller; […]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cán ()

  1. to be crushed (by a vehicle, etc.)