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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 111 +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 人大一口廿 (OKMRT), four-corner 81418, composition)

  1. short
  2. brief
  3. deficient, lacking

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 824, character 33
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23978
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1237, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2584, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+77ED

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale dyun2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. short
  2. lack
  3. lacked point
  4. make a thing short
  5. point disadvantages

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 3982
  • Halpern: 3277
  • Halpern Learners: 801
  • Heisig: 1442
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3d9.27
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dan) (hangeul [[]], revised dan, McCune-Reischauer tan, Yale tan)

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin duǎn (duan3), Wade-Giles tuan3)

Adjective[edit]

  1. short, brief

Antonyms[edit]

/ (cháng)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*duɑ̌n)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đoản, đuỗn, ngắn, vắn)