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nán

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nán Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
nán | nan2
English translation
male
Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 wǔ děng jué wèi [wǔ děng jué wèi]
CL:
>[gè]
man, boy; male; baron; surname

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About nán

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

nán

Contains the radical

Tián

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

Someone who can work the farm Tián

Etymology of nán

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

田力

Explanation

Traditionally males ( nán ) were the people who plowed () the fields ( Tián ).

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Example sentences using nán

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看到这样 zhè yàng de hǎo 天气 tiānqì , 男孩 nán hái men zài 屋里 dāi zhù le .

Seeing such fine weather, the boys could scarcely keep in.

男孩 nán hái 墨水瓶 fàng huí yuán chǔ .

The boy put the ink bottle back where it came from.

dāng 大家 dàjiā 开始 kāishǐ 放松 fàngsōng de 时候 shíhou , zhè nán jiù 开始 kāishǐ 交往 jiāowǎng le .

The man and the woman mingled as everyone started to relax.

公司 gōngsī 聘用 pìn yòng de nán 员工 yuángōng 员工 yuángōng 人数 rén shù 大致 dàzhì 相等 xiāngděng .

The company employs men and women in roughly equal proportions.

那儿 nà r 穿 chuān 花呢 huā ní 衣服 yīfu de 男子 nán zǐ shì shuí ?

Who is the man in tweeds over there?

Words with nán

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
男人 nán rén a man男人 nán rén
nán male nán
男孩 nán hái boy男孩 nán hái
男子 nán zǐ a man男子 nán zǐ
男朋友 nán péng you boyfriend男朋友 nán péng you
男生 nán shēng schoolboy男生 nán shēng
男性 nán xìng a male男性 nán xìng
男女 nán nǚ male-female男女 nán nǚ
男友 nán yǒu boyfriend男友 nán yǒu
男士 nán shì man男士 nán shì
男篮 nán lán men's basketball男籃
男孩子 nán hái zi boy男孩子 nán hái zi
男子汉 nán zǐ hàn man (i.e. manly, masculine)男子漢
男装 nán zhuāng men's clothes男裝
男单 nán dān men's singles (in tennis, badminton etc)男單
男排 nán pái men's volleyball男排 nán pái
男儿 nán ér boy男兒
男爵 nán jué baron男爵 nán jué
男童 nán tóng boy男童 nán tóng
男足 nán zú abbr. for 男子足球 men's soccer男足 nán zú
男方 nán fāng the bridegroom's side男方 nán fāng
男双 nán shuāng men's doubles (in tennis, badminton etc)男雙
男婴 nán yīng male baby男嬰
男女老少 nán nǚ lǎo shào men, women, young and old男女老少 nán nǚ lǎo shào
男女平等 nán nǚ píng děng equality of the sexes男女平等 nán nǚ píng děng

nán Decomposition & Compounds

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nán Decomposition

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nán Compounds

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  • nán
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    • jiù , shēng , nán , nán , niǎo , nǎo ,
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