hàn perspiration; sweat

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, gàn do; shield; to concern radical 51]

Note

The water radical suggest s liquid, gan 'shield' gives rough phonetic
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using shuǐ : jiǔ (wine) hǎi (sea) fǎ (law) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) méi (have not) qīng (clear) pào (bubble) hóng (flood) gǎng (harbor) qì (steam)
Using gàn : gān (liver) gān (pole) gǎn (to overtake) àn (bank) kān (to print) nián (year)

Sounds same

hàn (chinese)

Different tone

hán (cold)

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Pronunciation

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