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汗 is the title Khan, meaning a medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe.
Oddly, besides being a name or title, 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.
成吉思汗 is the full title for Genghis Khan (1162-1227).
Khan is the title of his position as emperor. Genghis is his name.
In Japan, this also means Genghis Khan but is sometimes used to refer to a specific Japanese mutton and vegetable dish or the slotted dome cast iron grill for preparing this dish.
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji (Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Khan||汗||kan||hàn / han4 / han|
|Khan||カーン||kaan / kan|
|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
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