What does guan mean?

Definitions for guangwɑn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word guan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guan(noun)

    any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food


  1. guan(Noun)

    Any of several species of birds in the genera Aburria, Chamaepetes, Oreophasis, Penelope, Penelopina and Pipile of the family Cracidae, limited to the Americas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guan(noun)

    any one of many species of large gallinaceous birds of Central and South America, belonging to Penelope, Pipile, Ortalis, and allied genera. Several of the species are often domesticated


  1. Guan

    The guan is a Chinese double reed wind instrument. The northern Chinese version is called guanzi or bili and the Cantonese version is called houguan. It is classified as a bamboo instrument in the Ba Yin system. Unlike instruments in the shawm family, such as the Western oboe or Chinese suona, the guan has a cylindrical bore, giving it a clarinet-like tone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guan

    gwän, n. the yacou, a South American genus of large arboreal game-birds, giving loud cries.

Suggested Resources

  1. GUAN

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandra Branch:

    Ada Guan didn't know what was happening to Ada Guan.

  2. Wesley Branch:

    Ada Guan told me,' Something fell out of me,' i lifted up Ada Guan pants, and I saw a head, and then I heard,' Wah.'.

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