Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Canon"

The meaning of "Canon" in various phrases and sentences

Q: "canon" ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means true to the original story. It has some religious roots (canon and canonical), but these days it is usually used by fans of a show/movie/book series to discuss what is accepted as "true" in the story. For example, people would say "Harry Potter being a wizard is canon" as it is true to the original story and accepted by the author. If a fan made a story about Harry Potter secretly being a girl and 10 meters tall, you would say that that isn't canon.
Q: in the canon of literature ne anlama geliyor?
A: "The canon of literature about conflict" refers to the commonly told history. In this case, specifically how the "canon," i.e. generally agreed upon and retold stories of what occurred during all sorts of conflicts often leave out (or mention only as an afterthought) the brutal and traumatic rape done by members of militaristic forces in history. Deaths are counted and widely taught about, as is the destruction or pillaging of property, but the widespread history of rape in war is often barely mentioned when retold as part of the historical literature "canon".
Q: “Gayness is the canon of the west, has always been.” what is cannon means in this sentence? ne anlama geliyor?
A: Note, this is canon, not cannon (a big gun for war). I'm not sure what they were trying to say there.
Q: literary canon ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Canon" means a collection or official collection of something. The literary canon is vague but means a collection of specific writings.
Q: canon ne anlama geliyor?
A: @Ino98 it's where two people are officially together (couple wise)

Ex: omg they're canon!

Or it can be meant as a military weapon. The canons that shoot canon balls

Translations of "Canon"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? canon
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? You're using a canon camera in your picture aren't you?
Sounds natural?
A: 意味が通じるけど
You took that photo using a canon camera, right? の方が自然だと思います。
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? canon électrique
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Other questions about "Canon"

Q: Can I change 'canon' as 'list' in those example sentences? then are they same?

He had to read a canon of accepted literary texts.
>> He had to read a list of accepted literary texts.

...the Irish literary canon
>> the Irish literary list
A: no, you should say canon. A canon is specifically the list of texts that are considered "core doctrine." Since you also say "of accepted texts," "list" is ok...but I think it's still too vague. There could be lots of texts accepted by some people that aren't canon, or texts that are canon that aren't on his reading list.
Q: Could you tell me what "This is the canon answer." means?
A: This is the answer according to a generally accepted storyline, or main story. For example, Who built C3PO? According to Star Wars canon, the answer is Anakin Skywalker.
Q: What does "canon" mean in the following context?

God of War (also known as God of War IV) is sequel to God of War III as well as a continuation of the canon God of War chronology. God of War is the eighth installment in the franchise overall.
http://godofwar.wikia.com/wiki/God_of_War_(2018)
A: Canon means the entire collection of works by a single artist, film maker etc. If you are familiar with the dragonball series, all are canon except for GT since it was made by someone other than the original author. Therefore GT is not canon. In other words canon in this context means that this game is accepted as an authentic or genuine installment in the God of War franchise.

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