The Name Khan in Chinese / Japanese...

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chéng jí sī hán
jin gi su kan
Genghis Khan Scroll

成吉思汗 is the full title for Genghis Khan (1162-1227).

Khan is the title of his position as emperor. Genghis is actually his name.

In Japan, this also means Genghis Khan but is sometimes used to refer to a certain Japanese mutton and vegetable dish or the slotted dome cast iron grill for preparing this dish.

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汗 is the title Khan, meaning a medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe.

Oddly, this can also mean perspiration, sweat, moisture, or condensation in Japanese and Chinese.

The most famous would be Genghis Khan, followed by his son Ögedei Khan, and grandson Khubilai Khan.

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Genghis Khan成吉思汗jin gi su kan
chéng jí sī hán
cheng2 ji2 si1 han2
cheng ji si han
ch`eng chi ssu han
cheng chi ssu han
Khankanhàn / han4 / han

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Simple Dictionary Definition

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perspiration; sweat; CL:滴[di1],頭|头[tou2],身[shen1]; to be speechless (out of helplessness, embarrassment etc) (Internet slang used as an interjection)
(See ハン) khan (medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe); (surname) Fuzakashi
Sweat; vast; to sweat


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chéng jí sī hán
    cheng2 ji2 si1 han2
ch`eng chi ssu han
    cheng chi ssu han
Khan Scroll
Genghis Khan (1162-1227), founder and ruler of the Mongol Empire
(ateji / phonetic) (kana only) Japanese mutton and vegetable dish; slotted dome cast iron grill for preparing this dish; (person) Genghis Khan


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khan (medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe); (personal name) Hann; Khan



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bà yán
    ba4 yan2
pa yen
Bayan (name); Bayan of the Baarin (1236-1295), Mongol Yuan general under Khubilai Khan, victorious over the Southern Song 1235-1239; Bayan of the Merkid (-1340), Yuan dynasty general and politician


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kè hán
    ke4 han2
k`o han
    ko han
khan (loanword)
(See ハン) khan
khan. A Turkish term for 'prince'.



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huí gú
    hui2 gu2
hui ku
高車; 高昌. M067729彝 Uighurs, M067729胡; A branch of the Turks first heard of in the seventh century in the Orkhon district where they remained until A. D. 840, when they were defeated and driven out by the Kirghiz; one group went to Kansu, where they remained until about 1020; another group founded a kingdom in the Turfan country which survived until Mongol times. They had an alphabet which was copied from the Soghdian. Chingis Khan adopted it for writing Mongolian. A. D. 1294 the whole Buddhist canon was translated into Uighur.



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tǔ mén
    tu3 men2
t`u men
    tu men
Tumen or Bumin Khan (-553), founder of Göktürk khanate
(surname) Domon


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dà hàn
    da4 han4
ta han
profuse perspiration
Great Khan; Grand Khan


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tuō léi
    tuo1 lei2
t`o lei
    to lei
Tolui (1193-1232), fourth son of Genghis Khan



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cháng lè
    chang2 le4
ch`ang le
    chang le
Changle county level city in Fuzhou 福州[Fu2 zhou1], Fujian; Princess Changle of Western Wei of the Northern dynasties 西魏[Xi1 Wei4], given in marriage c. 545 to Bumin Khan 土門|土门[Tu3 men2]
(surname) Nagara


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(See ハン) khan


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 haan / han
khan (medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe); (place-name) Haan (Germany); Hearn; Hearne; Herne


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yuán shì zǔ
    yuan2 shi4 zu3
yüan shih tsu
lit. progenitor of the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), title of Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294


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yuán tài zǔ
    yuan2 tai4 zu3
yüan t`ai tsu
    yüan tai tsu
posomethingumous title of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗[Cheng2 ji2 si1 han2] (1162-1227)


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bā sī bā
    ba1 si1 ba1
pa ssu pa
Also 發思巴 Bashpa, Phagspa, Baghcheba, Blo-gros-rgyal-mtshah, Chos-rgyal-ḥphags-pa. A śramaṇa of Tibet, teacher and confidential adviser of Kublai Khan, who appointed him head of the Buddhist church of Tibet A.D. 1260. He is the author of a manual of Buddhist terminology彰所知論 and translated another work into Chinese. In A.D. 1269 he constructed an alphabet for the Mongol language, "adapted from the Tibetan and written vertically," and a syllabary borrowed from Tibetan, known by the name of Hkhor-yig, for which, however, the Lama Chos-kyi-hod-zer 1307-1311 substituted another alphabet based on that of Śākya-paṇḍita.


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bó gé duō
    bo2 ge2 duo1
po ko to
Bogdo, last Khan of Mongolia



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chá gě tái
    cha2 ge3 tai2
ch`a ko t`ai
    cha ko tai
Chagatai (died 1241), a son of Genghis Khan


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hū bì liè
    hu1 bi4 lie4
hu pi lieh
Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), grandson of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗, first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294



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bá sī fā
    ba2 si1 fa1
pa ssu fa
拔合思巴; 八思巴 Baschpa (Phags-pa), Tibetan Buddhist and adviser of Kublai Khan, v. 八發 (八發思).



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mù huá lí
    mu4 hua2 li2
mu hua li
Muqali or Mukhali (1170-1223), military commander under Genghis Khan 成吉思汗[Cheng2 ji2 si1 han2]


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qīng tài zōng
    qing1 tai4 zong1
ch`ing t`ai tsung
    ching tai tsung
posomethingumous title of Hung Taiji 皇太極|皇太极[Hunag2 Tai4 ji2] (1592-1643), eighth son of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤[Nu3 er3 ha1 chi4], reigned 1626-1636 as Second Khan of Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1], then founded the Qing dynasty 大清[Da4 Qing1] and reigned 1636-1643 as Emperor


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qīng tài zǔ
    qing1 tai4 zu3
ch`ing t`ai tsu
    ching tai tsu
posomethingumous title of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤[Nu3 er3 ha1 chi4] (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1] (from 1616)



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huáng tài jí
    huang2 tai4 ji2
huang t`ai chi
    huang tai chi
Hong Taiji (1592-1643), eighth son of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤[Nu3 er3 ha1 chi4], reigned 1626-1636 as Second Khan of Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1], then founded the Qing dynasty 大清[Da4 Qing1] and reigned 1636-1643 as Emperor; posomethingumous name 清太宗[Qing1 tai4 zong1]



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wō kuò tái
    wo1 kuo4 tai2
wo k`uo t`ai
    wo kuo tai
Ögedei Khan (1186-1242), a son of Genghis Khan



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tiě mù zhēn
    tie3 mu4 zhen1
t`ieh mu chen
    tieh mu chen
Temujin, birth name of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗[Cheng2 ji2 si1 han2]


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(person) Kublai Khan


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(person) Temujin (birth name of Genghis Khan)



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nǔ ěr hā chì
    nu3 er3 ha1 chi4
nu erh ha ch`ih
    nu erh ha chih
Nurhaci (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1] (from 1616)



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wō kuò tái hán
    wo1 kuo4 tai2 han2
wo k`uo t`ai han
    wo kuo tai han
Ögedei Khan (1186-1242), a son of Genghis Khan



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zā mǎ lá dīng
    za1 ma3 la2 ding1
tsa ma la ting
Jamal al-Din ibn Muhammad al-Najjari (13th century), famous Persian astronomer and scholar who served Khubilai Khan 忽必烈 from c. 1260

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