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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
但-order.gif
Stroke order
但-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人日一 (OAM), four-corner 26210, composition)

  1. only
  2. but, however, yet, still

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 97, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 495
  • Dae Jaweon: page 206, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 132, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4F46

Chinese[edit]

 
but; yet; however; only; merely; still
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (但), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒干切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑn/ /dʱɑn/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dan/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/
Character (但), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒旱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑnX/ /dʱɑnX/ /dɑnX/ /dɑnX/ /danX/ /dɑnX/ /dɑnX/
Character (但), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 徒案切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑnH/ /dʱɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /danH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dàn ‹ danX › /*[d]ˤa[n]ʔ/ only

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2060 1 /*daːn/ 通作袒
2067 1 /*daːnʔ/
2072 1 /*daːns/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. Alternative form of

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dan) (hangeul , revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đởn, đản, giản)

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