Meaning of 男

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Pinyin: nán
English Definition: male; Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone who can work the farm
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tián ] field, farm, arable land; cultivated
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words
男子 nán a man; a male
男人 nán rén a man; a male; men; Classifiers:
男性 nán xìng the male sex; a male
男生 nán shēng schoolboy; male student; boy; guy (young adult male)
男单 nán dān men's singles (in tennis, badminton etc)
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