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English Definitiontraitor (to China)
Simplified Script汉奸
Traditional Script漢奸
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄢˋ ㄐㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hon3gaan1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
hànman; Han ethnic group; Chinese (language); the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
jiānwicked; crafty; traitor; variant of

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内奸nèijiānundiscovered traitor; enemy within one's own ranks
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