Definition of 藩

  • clan
  • enclosure


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハン

Popular Words With This Kanji

藩, はん

fiefdom, domain (precursor to current prefectures)

藩主, はんしゅ

feudal lord, daimyo

藩士, はんし

feudal retainer or warrior

脱藩, だっぱん

becoming a lordless samurai

廃藩置県, はいはんちけん

abolition of feudal domains and establishment of prefectures (1871)

藩閥, はんばつ

clanship, clannism, clan favoritism, clan favouritism

藩邸, はんてい

residence maintained by a daimyo in Edo

旧藩, きゅうはん

former clan, former fief

藩校, 藩黌, はんこう

clan school, han school

藩校, 藩黌, はんこう

clan school, han school

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