漢人

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Chinese[edit]

Han dynasty man; person; people
trad. (漢人)
simp. (汉人)
Literally: “people of the Han dynasty”.
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Etymology[edit]

The autonymHan” is derived from the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) in Chinese history.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

漢人

  1. Han Chinese (the largest ethnic group indigenous to China); Han Chinese person
  2. (literary, historical) people of the Han dynasty

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
漢人 (kyūjitai)

Noun[edit]

(かん)(じん) (kanjin

  1. a Han Chinese