Chan may refer to:


  • Chan Marshall, American musician better known as Cat Power
  • Chan (surname), Chinese surname; Mandarin transcription of the same name is Chen (surname)
    • Agnes Chan (born 1955), Hong Kong singer, also famous in Japan
    • Charlie Chan, fictional Chinese-American detective
    • Eason Chan (born 1974), Hong Kong actor and singer
    • Francis Chan (born 1967), American preacher
    • Frankie Chan (born 1955), nephew of Brian Leung
    • Jackie Chan (born 1954), Chinese actor, action choreographer, film director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer and stunt performer
    • Jordan Chan Siu-Chun (born 1967), Chinese singer
    • Johnny Chan (poker player) (born 1957), poker player
    • Kim Chan (1917–2008), American actor
    • Margaret Chan (born 1947),Director of World Health Organization
    • Patrick Chan (born 1990), Canadian figure skater
    • Priscilla Chan (born 1965), Hong Kong singer
    • Vincy Chan (born 1982), Cantopop singer from Hong Kong
    • Wing-tsit Chan (1901–1994), Chinese scholar
    • Yau-Man Chan (born 1952), Chief Technology Officer for Computing Services, Network Services, and Telecommunications at the University of California, Berkeley's College of Chemistry

East Asian expressions

  • Zen (禪), a school of Mahayana Buddhism, pronounced Chán in Mandarin Chinese
  • -chan, a Japanese honorific title

Computing and media

  • chan-, an abbreviation of IRC channel
  • *chan, a common suffix for the title of an imageboard, such as 4chan
  • CHAN-TV, a television station in Vancouver, British Columbia


  • Chan, the plant Hyptis suaveolens, a relative of mint and also known as "pignut"
  • Chan (commune), a commune in Cambodia
  • Chan, a village in Chan (commune), Cambodia
  • CHampionnat Afrique de Nations, an African football tournament
  • Chan, original meaning of "Great Fisherman"
  • Chan, Kanthararom - Sisaket P{rovince, Thailand

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  • Chán — Chan (bouddhisme) Bodhidharma, premier patriarche du T chan en Chine Le chan (chinois traditionnel 禪, chinois simplifié 禅, pinyin chán, EFEO tch an), « méditation silencieuse », transcription en mandarin du sanskrit dhyāna …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chan Sy — Chan Sy, also spelt Chan Si, (born in 1932 in Kompong Chhnang Province, Cambodia, died in Moscow 1984) was a Cambodian politician. He became Prime Minister of the People s Republic of Kampuchea from 1981 to 1984. Biography Chan Sy was a Cambodian …   Wikipedia

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  • chan|da|la — «CHAN DAH luh», noun. (in India) an untouchable who has committed a serious crime; criminal. ╂[< Hindustani chandala < Sanskrit candāla] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chan|ga — «CHAN guh», noun. a mole cricket of South America, Central America, and the southeastern United States: »The changa…is the worst insecest of the sugar crop (Url Lanham). ╂[< American Spanish changa] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chan — Chan, 1) in der Türkei an großen Handelsplätzen errichtete Gebäude, welche als Bazar u. Gasthaus dienen. Sie sind meist im Dreieck, massiv erbaut, mit eisernen Thüren u. Fensterläden versehen u. umschließen einen geräumigen Hof, an dessen Seiten… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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