Associations to the word «Han»


HAN, proper noun. An imperial Chinese dynasty, ruling (with interruptions) from 206 BC to AD 220, marked by the expansion of the Yellow River's Huaxia culture to the recent conquests of the Qin and a flowering of economic, literary, and scientific development
HAN, proper noun. The Chinese ethnicity, when distinguished from other peoples of the Chinese state
HAN, proper noun. An ancient Chinese county, viscounty, and kingdom of the Zhou dynasty and the Qin–Han interregnum
HAN, proper noun. The realm of this former state under other rulers
HAN, proper noun. (astronomy) The star Zeta Ophiuchi in traditional Chinese astronomy, named for this state
HAN, proper noun. A First Nations people of Canada and an Alaska Native Athabaskan people of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group.
HAN, proper noun. The Northern Athabaskan language spoken by the Han people, or Hän Hwëch'in, in Alaska and the Yukon.
HAN CHARACTER, noun. Alternative term for Chinese character
HAN CHARACTERS, noun. Plural of Han character
HAN CHINESE, adjective. Referring to the largest ethnic group indigenous to China
HAN CHINESE, proper noun. The largest ethnic group indigenous to China
HAN SOLO, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Diplagnostidae   — agnostid trilobites known only from fossils found in the Ordovician Zitai Formation of southern China.

Dictionary definition

HAN, noun. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization.

Wise words

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