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男 nán: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

男 (nán) English Meaning

  • male
  • Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位(wǔděng jué wèi)

Traditional Character:  

男 is only found in HSK 2.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 個|个 (gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 精神病院常雇用男护士护理精神病人。
    Jīngshénbìng yuàn cháng gùyòng nán hùshì hùlǐ jīngshén bìngrén.
    Male nurses are often employed in hospitals for the mentally ill.
  • 南男北女。
    Nán nán běi nǚ.
    Southern men, Northern women.
  • 他是个吸毒男。
    Tā shìgè xīdú nán.
    He’s a meth addict.
  • 男不坏,女不爱。
    Nán bù huài, nǚ bù ài.
    Nice guys finish last.
  • 您的孩子是男是女?
    Nín de háizi shì nán shì nǚ?
    Is your child a boy or a girl?

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 nan
  •  (tián): field
  •  (lì): force
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