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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic 𠦝 (abbreviation of ) + semantic ("surround")

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Han character[edit]

(radical 178 +8, 17 strokes, cangjie input 十十木一手 (JJDMQ), four-corner 44456, composition𠦝)

  1. fence
  2. Han, an ancient Chinese county, viscounty, and kingdom of the Zhou dynasty and the QinHan interregnum
  3. the realm of this former state under other rulers
  4. (astronomy) the star Zeta Ophiuchi in traditional Chinese astronomy, named for this state
  5. A surname, named for this state
  6. Common designation of Mahan (마한, 馬韓), Byeonhan (변한, 弁韓), and Jinhan (진한, 辰韓). ancient three tribal federations located on southern part of the Korean peninsula
  7. Korea (synonym of 조선)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (韓), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡安切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɑn/ /ɣɑn/ /ɣɑn/ /ɦɑn/ /ɦan/ /ɣɑn/ /ɣɑn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hán ‹ han › /*ɡˁar {*[ɡ]ˁar}/ (place name)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3702 1 /*ɡaːn/

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(han)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: han, McCune-Reischauer: han, Yale: han)
  • Name (hangeul): 한국 (revised: hanguk, McCune-Reischauer: hanguk, Yale: hankwuk)
  1. Korea, the Republic of Korea

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hàn)

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