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"Han" in China

  1. Chinese (漢), an abbreviation or adjectival modifier for things Chinese.
  2. Han Chinese (漢族 Hanzu, 漢人 Hanren), the dominant majority ethnic group of mainland China and overseas Chinese.
  3. Chinese language (漢語 Hanyu) or Chinese characters (漢字 Hanzi) or Chinese written language (漢文 Hanwen).
  4. Han Dynasty (漢朝 Hanchao) (202 BCE - 220 CE) of China, also known as Han China.
  5. Kingdom of Han (韓國 Hanguo), one of seven powerful kingdoms during the Chinese Warring States Period.
  6. Han, one of the Chinese Sixteen Kingdoms, founded by the Liu family.
  7. Han, another of the Sixteen Kingdoms, founded Li family.
  8. Southern Han (南漢 Nanhan), a kingdom during the Chinese Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms,
  9. Northern Han (北漢 Beihan), a kingdom during the Chinese Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms.
  10. Han River (漢水 Hanshui, 漢江 Hanjiang), a tributary of the Yangtze with its mouth at Wuhan, Hubei, China.
  11. Han River (韓江 Hanjiang), a river in eastern Guangdong province, China that flows into the South China Sea.
  12. Type 091 Han class submarine, the first nuclear powered submarine class (SSN) deployed by the People's Liberation Army Navy.
  13. Han (汗) or Kehan (可汗), the Chinese transliteration of Khan or Khaghan.
  14. Han, Haan, Hahn or Hann, the Romanized spelling of many Chinese family names: 韓,韩,邗,罕,寒,憨,漢, etc.

Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族; Traditional Chinese: 漢族; Pinyin: hànzú) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world. ... Overseas Chinese (華僑 in pinyin: huáqiáo, or 華胞 huábāo, or 僑胞 qiáobāo, or 華裔 huáyì) are either ethnic Chinese or people of the Chinese nation (zhonghua minzu) who live outside of China. ... Chinese (written) language (pinyin: zhōngw n) written in Chinese characters The Chinese language (汉语/漢語, 华语/華語, or 中文; Pinyin: H nyǔ, Hu yǔ, or Zhōngw n) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. ... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese: 漢朝; Simplified Chinese: 汉朝; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Han Chau; 206 BC–AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China. ... The Han (simplified Chinese: 韩, traditional Chinese: 韓) was a state during the Warring States Period in China. ... Alternative meaning: Warring States Period (Japan) The Warring States Period (traditional Chinese: 戰國時代, simplified Chinese: 战国时代 pinyin Zhànguó Shídài) takes place from sometime in the 5th century BC to the unification of China by Qin in 221 BC. It is nominally considered to be the second part of the Eastern... The Han Zhao (Simplified Chinese script: 汉赵, Traditional Chinese script: 漢趙, pinyin: Hànzhào) (304-329) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Chinese Jin Dynasty (265-420). ... The Sixteen Kingdoms, or less commonly the Sixteen States, were a collection of numerous short-lived sovereignities in the China proper and neighboring areas from AD 304 to 439 after the retreat of the Jin Dynasty (265-420) to South China and before the establishment of the Northern Dynasties. ... The Cheng Han (Simplified Chinese character: 成汉, Traditional Chinese character: 成漢, pinyin Chénghàn) (303 or 304-347) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China. ... The Sixteen Kingdoms, or less commonly the Sixteen States, were a collection of numerous short-lived sovereignities in the China proper and neighboring areas from AD 304 to 439 after the retreat of the Jin Dynasty (265-420) to South China and before the establishment of the Northern Dynasties. ... Southern Han (Traditional Chinese: 南漢; Simplified Chinese: 南汉; pinyin: ) was a kingdom that existed from 917 to 971 in what is now Guangdong and Guangxi, along the southern coast of China. ... This article is about the Northern Han in the Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms. ... The Han River (漢江; pinyin: Han Jiang) in China, was often referred to as Hanshui (漢水) in antiquity. ... The 4,500/5,500-ton Type 091 (US Dept of Defense designation Han-class) was the first nuclear-powered submarine class (SSN) deployed by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy starting in 1974. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 lifted nuclear fallout some 18 km (60,000 feet) above the epicenter. ... Khan (sometimes spelled as Xan, Han) is a title with many meanings, originally commander, leader or ruler, in Mongolian and Turkish. ... Khagan, alternatively spelled Chagan, Qaqan etc. ... Han is a common transliteration of the Chinese surname 韩 (simp. ... In linguistics, romanization (or Latinization, also spelled romanisation or Latinisation) is the representation of a word or language with the Roman (Latin) alphabet, or a system for doing so, where the original word or language uses a different writing system. ...

"Han" in Korea

  1. a Korean word meaning "great" or "leader", "one", "many", "khan". Han was transliterated into Chinese characters 韓, 幹, or 刊
  2. Korea, an abbreviation for Hanguk (한국/韓國), the South Korean name for Korea.
  3. Korean(한민족/韓民族), the Korean Ethnic group.
  4. Hangul (한글), the Korean characters.
  5. Hanja (한자/漢字), the Korean name for Chinese characters.
  6. Han River (Korea) (한강/漢江), a river passing through Seoul, South Korea
  7. Hansung/Hanyang(한성/漢城, 한양/漢陽), old name of Seoul.
  8. Han (cultural), a Korean concept
  9. Samhan (삼한/三韓), Three Kingdoms on the Korea peninsula before the Three Kingdoms Period.
  10. Ma Han (마한/馬韓), one of the SamHan. South Korea western ancient times kingdom.
  11. Jin Han (진한/辰韓), one of the SamHan. South Korea eastern ancient times kingdom.
  12. Byeon han (변한/弁韓), one of the SamHan. South Korea southern ancient times kingdom.
  13. Han (한/韓 or 漢), a common Korean family name also spelled "Hahn."
  14. Hanryu(한류/韓流), the Korean Wave.

Korea (Korean: (조선 or 한국, see below) is a civilization and geographical area situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia, bordering China to the northwest and Russia to the northeast, with Japan situated to the southeast across the Korea Strait. ... Hangul also refers to a word processing application widely used in Korea. ... It has been suggested that Sino-Korean be merged into this article or section. ... The Han River located in South Korea, is the confluence of the South Han River, which originates in Mount Daedeok-san, and the North Han, which originates in Mount Geumgang-san. ... Hanyang is also a former name of Seoul, South Korea. ... This article is about the Korean cultural sentiment of han. ... During the Samhan period, the three confederacies of Mahan, Jinhan, and Byeonhan dominated the southern portion of the Korean peninsula. ... Han is a common transliteration of the Chinese surname 韩 (simp. ... This is a list of Korean names, in Hangul alphabetical order. ... Korean wave, also known as Hallyu or Hanryu, refers to the popularity of South Korean popular culture in other Asian countries. ...

"Han" in Japan

  1. Han (Japan) (藩), a term for a feudal clan or fief in Japan (See also: Abolition of the han system).
  2. Han (半), a Japanese word for "odd numbers" or "half", as in hanyo.

The Han ) were the fiefs of feudal clans of Japan that were created by Toyotomi Hideyoshi and existed until their abolition in 1871, three years after the Meiji Restoration. ... Occurring in 1871, the abolition of the han system and establishment of the prefecture system (廃藩置県, haihan-chiken; hai abolish + han + chi set down + ken prefecture) was an act to replace the traditional han system and introduce new local government. ... A Hanyō ) appearing in Japanese folklore and various fictions is the product of a union between a supernatural being, commonly a yōkai and a human. ...

"Han" in Vietnam

  1. Han River (Vietnam), a river passing through Danang, Vietnam
  2. HAN, the International Air Transport Association code for Noi Bai International Airport serving Hanoi, Vietnam

IATA logo The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

"Han" in other worldwide regions

  1. Han (North American people), a Canadian First Nation
  2. Hän language an endangered Native American language spoken by the Hän people
  3. Han-sur-Lesse, Rochefort, Belgium

Chief Isaac of the Han people The Hän language is a Native American endangered language spoken in only two places: Eagle, Alaska and Dawson City, Yukon. ...

People named Han


  1. Han Solo, a character in the Star Wars films
  2. Han Pritchard, a character in Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Historical Han Solo (born 29 BBY), a character in the fictional Star Wars universe, is played by Harrison Ford in the Star Wars film series. ... Dr. Isaac Asimov (c. ...

  1. Gina Han, or Sunny Han, of the Han twins murder conspiracy
  2. Han Xin, Chinese general
  3. Han Yu, poet
  4. Han Xiang, one of the Eight Immortals
  5. Han Ji-min, actress
  6. Hon Sui Sen politician (singaporean spelling of Han)

Gina Han (a. ... Han Xin (Simplified Chinese:韩信;Traditional Chinese:韓信; pinyin: Hán Xìn) (?-196 BC), aka Marquess of Huaiyin (淮陰侯), was a capable Chinese general under Liu Bang. ... Hán Yù (韓愈) (768 - 824), was a precursor of Neo-Confucianism as well as an essayist and poet. ... One of the Eight Immortals, Philosopher Han Xiang (韓湘子 in pinyin: hán xiāng zi) or Han Xiang Zi, in Wade-Giles as Han Hsiang Tzu, was born Han Xiang in Tang, and his courtesy name is Qingfu (清夫 qīng fū). He is the nephew or grandson of Han Yu... The Eight Immortals crossing the sea, from Myths and Legends of China, 1922 by E. T. C. Werner. ... Han Ji-min (born November 5, 1982) is a South Korean actress. ... Hon Sui Sen (b. ...


Han unification is the process used by the authors of Unicode and the Universal Character Set to map multiple character sets of the CJK languages into a single set of unified characters. ... 漢字 Chinese character in hànzì, hanja, kanji. ... Khan (sometimes spelled as Xan, Han) is a title with many meanings, originally commander, leader or ruler, in Mongolian and Turkish. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Inns are establishments where travellers can procure food, drink, and lodging. ... A caravanserai (also spelt caravansarai, caravansary) or khan (the usual term in Arab countries) was a roadside inn where caravans could rest and recover from the days journey. ...

External links

  • Chinese surname history: Han

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Star Wars: Databank | Solo, Han (802 words)
If, at the height of his smuggling days, you told Han Solo that he would be a hero of the Rebellion, fall in love with an Alderaanian princess, and become a general in the Alliance, he would have had no shortage of smart remarks for you.
Han and his Wookiee first mate and co-pilot Chewbacca had a variety of adventures throughout their long careers as smugglers.
Han is well traveled, and claims to have been from one side of the galaxy to the other.
Han (1128 words)
The Han empire began in 206 B.C. when Liu Bang, prince of Han, defeated the Qin army in the valley of Wei.
Economic expansion, changing relationships with the people of the steppes, strengthening of the palace at the expense of the civil service, weakening of the state's hold on the peasantry, and the rise of the families of the rich and the gentry were all factors that led to the adoption of Confucian ideals..
The descendents of the Han dynasty eventually joined in the uprising, and, it was the armies of these nobles, under the leadership of Liu Hsiu, who killed Wang Mang in 22A.D. The fighting continued until 25 A.D., when Liu Hsiu became the emperor.
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