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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The famous Ming dynasty

The famous Ming dynasty

History

The most famous Chinese dynasty was the Ming dynasty. China built up a pre-eminent nation, with the greatest wealth, population and foreign trade. However by its end Europe had begun to make inroads in many areas and so marked a transition in world power.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

虾兵蟹将
Xiā bīng xiè jiàng [xia bing xie jiang]
shrimp soldier crab general
Shrimp soldiers led by a crab general. An ineffective army
A laughably ineffective solution to a problem
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