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How To Spell Kan?

Correct spelling: Kan

What is the definition of Kan?

  1. To know; to ken.

What does the abbreviation Kan mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for Kan:

This graph shows how "Kan" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for Kan?

  1. I did not remind Kantos Kan of the terrible fact that ere we could hope to enter the Temple of Issus, the Princess of Helium would be no more. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  2. Dr. Forge came from China with a report of this gold mine up in Kan su, and your father was all on fire to go there and make money. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  3. A fortunate voyage having, in a short time, brought him to the port of the capital of India, he took lodgings, and placed his merchandise in the kan – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  4. Der vielgeplagte Lein, Der muss, der kan mir auch anstatt der Seiden sein. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  5. It iz true he knows how to mourn, do duz animills know how, the birds kan tell their sorrows, and the flowers kan hang their pretty heds. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  6. It is only in the vicinity of this city that the art of the engineer has had a serious struggle with nature in the costly and troublesome road through the provinces of Kan Sou, Chan- Si and Petchili. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  7. Po- pe- kan eh " Where the water is born." – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  8. The second, and more important, is kan the essence of things, the real truth. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  9. Ken covers the superficial moves; kan gives you the big picture. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  10. Was this, I wondered, the big picture, the kan we'd been trying to get a handle on? – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
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