cân

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , from Middle Chinese (kjɨn)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cân

  1. (colloquial, dated) kilogram

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) cân

  1. a weighing instrument; a balance, scale, etc.

Adjective[edit]

cân

  1. symmetrical

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cana (literary third-person singular present/future; second-person singular imperative)
  • caniff (colloquial third-person singular present/future)
  • canith (colloquial third-person singular present/future)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cân f (plural caneuon)

  1. song

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cân

  1. (literary) inflection of canu:
    1. third-person singular present indicative / future
    2. second-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cân gân nghân chân
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.