Chan - East Asian Expressions

East Asian Expressions

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

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