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汗 hàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

汗 (hàn) English Meaning

  • perspiration
  • sweat
  • Khan (Persian or Mongol king or emperor)
  • Khan (name)
  • to be speechless (out of helplessness, embarrassment, etc.) (Internet slang used as an interjection)

Traditional Character:  

汗 is only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (dī)
  • (tóu)
  • (shēn)

Sample Sentences

  • 汗从毛孔中渗出。
    Hàn cóng máokǒng zhōng shèn chū.
    Sweat exudes through the pores.
  • 擦掉你额头上的汗。
    Cā diào nǐ étóu shàng de hàn.
    Wipe the sweat off your forehead.
  • 我把整个止汗剂抹遍全身。如果汗从我脑顶喷出来,你就知道原因了。
    Wǒ bǎ zhěnggè zhǐ hàn jì mǒ biàn quánshēn. Rúguǒ hàn cóng wǒ nǎo dǐng pēn chūlái, nǐ jiù zhīdào yuányīnle.
    I put the entire antiperspirant all over my body. If sweat comes out of the top of my head, you’ll know why.
  • 店主担心地跑过去跪在迪马身旁,迪马沉重地喘着气,他的额头覆着一层汗。
    Diànzhǔ dānxīn dì pǎo guòqù guì zài dí mǎ shēn páng, dí mǎ chénzhòng dì chuǎnzhe qì, tā de étóu fùzhe yī céng hàn.
    The worried shopkeeper ran over and kneeled beside Dima, who was breathing heavily, his forehead was covered in sweat.
  • 她虚弱的样子让我捏了一把汗。
    Tā xūruò de yàngzi ràng wǒ niēle yī bǎ hàn.
    Her look of weakness made me sweat.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 han 4
  •  (shui): water
  •  (gàn): dry
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