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Kán

Kán is the name of a Hungarian noble family which gave bans (governors) to Croatia and Slavonia, voivodes to Transylvania, and palatines to Hungary in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Kan (song)

"Kan" ( Hebrew script: כאן, English translation: "Here"), was the Israeli entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, performed in Hebrew by Duo Datz. Its lyrics and melody were written by Israeli songwriter Uzi Hitman.

The song deals with the singers' (and, by extension, the global Jewish community) establishing their home "here" after "two thousand years" of wandering. The home is explained as being one in which everyone is welcome ("we'll say "Ahalan" to whoever comes") and generally a great relief to finally have.

The song was performed fifteenth on the night, following Norway's Just 4 Fun with " Mrs. Thompson" and preceding Finland's Kaija Kärkinen with " Hullu yö". At the close of voting, it had received 139 points, placing 3rd in a field of 22.

It was succeeded as Israeli representative at the 1992 Contest by Dafna Dekel with " Ze Rak Sport".

The song remained one of the greatest hits of Duo Datz and a most popular song of שירי ארץ ישראל ("songs of the land of Israel").

Kan (tribe)

The Kan are a Muslim community found in north east India and Bangladesh. They are also known as Khalifa.

Kan (musician)

, known by his stage name Kan (commonly stylized as KAN), is a Japanese singer-songwriter.

In 1986, Kan wrote the background music for the film directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi, and started his recording career the following year. He is best known for the chart-topping hit " Ai wa Katsu", released as a single in 1990. It sold over 2 million copies and won the 33rd Japan Record Award, bringing the artist into prominence. Subsequently, he spawned five top-ten singles and four top-ten albums on the Japanese record chart during the first half of the 1990s.

Kan has released 33 singles and 15 studio albums. According to the Oricon, he has sold over 4.6 million copies of albums and singles in his home country.

Kan (unit)

Kan is a traditional unit of measurement used in Korean architecture still found in use today primarily to describe palaces, Buddhist temples and shrines, and Confucian school buildings, from the Joseon era. A Kan is the distance between two support beams or pillars. 1 Kan is defined as being a space of about two meters, or 6–8 feet. Kan is also used to define an area in a traditional building, referring to the square space enclosed by 4 wooden pillars.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

kan

Khan \Khan\, n. [Pers. & Tart. kh[=a]n.] [Also kan, kaun.] A king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the Tartars, Turks, and Persians, and in countries now or formerly governed by them.

Wiktionary

kan

n. (archaic form of khan English)

Usage examples of "kan".

After another few minutes of polite inquiries about Agatine, Orlin, the four boys, the charms of Roseguard and wishes for a safe return journey, Anniyas excused herself to talk with Kanen EHevit.

An artefact, just like the machines in the temple, and back at Landis Kans palace.

Moeielijk is het te verklaren, hoe een warmbloedig dier zonder bezwaar beten kan verduren, die voor andere leden van zijn klasse doodelijk zijn.

Als er geen redelijke kans van slagen is, dan wachten we gewoon op een betere gelegenheid.

Jimmy is groot en gezond en hij eet alles wat los- en vastzit, dus ik denk dat hij wel een dosis vergif kan hebben.

Fransche Opera, en men kan zich dus alleen verwonderen, dat er zich nog drie stemmen tegen den schitterenden baryton verklaarden.

Shorr Kan dismissed Durk Undis and the guards, and quickly greeted Gordon.

Het kan best dat hij nog flink wordt uitgerekt als we daar aankomen, en dat we moeten stoppen om rond te kijken.

Als ik kan, zie ik hem dan nog in den nek, weet je, en daarvoor zou ik met jou natuurlijk te eerlijk zijn.

Maar als ik er daarentegen voor kies te geloven dat God kwaadaardig is, heb ik in elk geval de troost dat ik Hem kan haten.

Hij bestaat uit twee lange, dunne, onderling vereenigde kraakbeenige buizen, en kan door twee groote en drie kleine spieren aan iedere zijde in alle richtingen bewogen en voor de meest verschillende verrichtingen, vooral voor het betasten van allerlei voorwerpen, gebruikt worden.

Stilstaand of langzaam stroomend water, omsloten door hooge oevers, waarin hij zich gemakkelijk gangen kan graven, lachen hem het meest toe.

Peggy vilt me levend als ik het doe, maar als ik het niet doe krijg ik de Japanners op mijn dak, dus ik kan geen kant op.

Misschien kan ik beter naar intellectuele onsterfelijkheid streven door mijn leven aan de armen te wijden.

Djor Kantos, son of Kantos Kan, and a padwar of the fifth utan joined us when his utan reached the opening through which the men were fleeing.