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Han

Han may refer to:

China

Chinese history

  • Han (Western Zhou state) (韓) (11th century BC – 757 BC), a state during the Spring and Autumn period
  • Han (state) (韓) (403  BC – 230  BC), a state during the Warring States period
  • Han dynasty (漢) (206 BC – 220 AD), a dynasty split into 2 eras, Western Han and Eastern Han
    • Shu Han (221–263), one of the Three Kingdoms
  • Former Zhao (304–329), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) before 319
  • Cheng Han (304–347), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) after 338
  • Former Shu (907–925), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, known as Han (漢) between 917 and 918
  • Southern Han (漢) (917–971), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Later Han (Five Dynasties) (漢) (947–951), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
    • Northern Han (951–979), successor to Later Han, also during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Han (漢) (1360–1363), an insurgent state founded by Chen Youliang in the Yuan Dynasty

Other uses

  • China (漢), an abbreviation or adjectival modifier for things Chinese
  • Chinese language (漢語 Hanyu) or Chinese characters (漢字 Hanzi) or Chinese written language (漢文 Hanwen)
  • Han (surname), also Haan, Hahn or Hann, the Romanized spelling of many Chinese family names: 韓(韩), 邗, 罕, 寒, 憨, 漢, etc.
  • Han Chinese (漢族 Hanzu, 漢人 Hanren), the dominant majority ethnic group of China and overseas Chinese
  • Khan (title), or Han in Chinese transliteration, originally Central Asian title for a sovereign or military ruler
  • Type 091 submarine, the first nuclear powered submarine class (SSN) deployed by the People's Liberation Army Navy

France

Iran

  • Han, Iran, a village in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran

Japan

  • Han system (藩), a term for feudal clan or fief in Japan
  • Han school, an educational establishment during the Edo period
  • Han, a wooden board hanging throughout a temple complex in a Zen monastery to alert monks of mealtime when out of range of the umpan

Korea

  • Han (cultural), a Korean cultural concept of lament
  • Han (Korean surname), a Korean surname (한, 韓 or 漢), also romanized as "Hahn"
  • Korea, an abbreviation for "Hanguk" (한국, 韓國), the Korean language name for Korea
  • Korean language (한국어 Hangug-eo) or Hangul (한글 Hangeul)
  • an archaic Korean root meaning "great" or "leader"; transliterated into hanja as 韓, 幹, or 刊; see Names of Korea
  • Samhan, three confederacies of chiefdoms on the southern Korean peninsula in the Proto-Three Han Kingdoms Period

Vietnam

Other uses

  • Hän language, an endangered indigenous language spoken by the Hän people

See also

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