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Borrowed from Korean (, hanja, "Chinese characters"), from Middle Chinese ? (MC h?nH, "Han dynasty; China") + Middle Chinese ? (MC d?z?H, "[written] character") (compare Cantonese (hon3 zi6), Japanese (kanji), Mandarin (hànzì), Vietnamese Hán t?). Doublet of kanji.
- (US) (key): /'h?n.d/, /'h?n.d/
hanja (plural hanja)
- The Han character script used to write Korean, particularly in classical literature. Compare hangeul, the Korean phonetic script.
Han character script used to write Korean