Han may refer to:


* Chinese (漢), an abbreviation or adjectival modifier for things Chinese.
* Han Chinese (漢族 "Hanzu", 漢人 "Hanren"), the dominant majority ethnic group of China and overseas Chinese.
* Chinese language (漢語 "Hanyu") or Chinese characters (漢字 "Hanzi") or Chinese written language (漢文 "Hanwen").
* Han Dynasty (漢朝 "Hanchao") (202 BC - 220 AD) of China, also known as Han China.
* Kingdom of Han (韓國 "Hanguo"), one of seven powerful kingdoms during the Chinese Warring States Period.
* Han Zhao (漢趙), one of the Chinese Sixteen Kingdoms, founded by the Liu family.
* Cheng Han (成漢), another of the Sixteen Kingdoms, founded by the Li family.
* Southern Han (南漢 "Nanhan"), a kingdom during the Chinese Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms,
* Northern Han (北漢 "Beihan"), a kingdom during the Chinese Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms.
* Type 091 Han class submarine, the first nuclear powered submarine class (SSN) deployed by the People's Liberation Army Navy.
* Han (汗) or Kehan (可汗), the Chinese transliteration of Khan (title) or Khagan.
* Han, Haan, Hahn or Hann, the Romanized spelling of many Chinese family names: 韓, 韩, 邗, 罕, 寒, 憨, 漢, etc.


* Han (administrative division) (藩), a term for a feudal clan or fief in Japan.
* 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, an abbreviation for "Hanguk" (한국, 韓國), the South Korean name for Korea.
* 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
* Han (surname), a Korean surname (한, 韓 or 漢) also romanized "Hahn."
* "Han (cultural)", a Korean cultural concept of lament
* Korean language (한국어 Hankugeo) or Hangul (한글 Hangul)


* HAN, the International Air Transport Association code for Noi Bai International Airport serving Hanoi, Vietnam


* Han (North American people), a Canadian First Nation
* Hän language, an endangered Native American language spoken by the Hän people
* Han-sur-Lesse, Rochefort, Belgium
* Han, Turkey
* Huns, most notably Atilla the Hun



* Han unification (Chinese character glyph unification) in Unicode
* Alternative spelling of title Khan (title), notably in Turkic languages
* Han, a type of Central Asian inn, similar to "caravanserai"
* Han, an episode of The West Wing, named for the Korean cultural concept "Han"

ee also

*Han River

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