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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (7)
Final: (61)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: tán
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dan/ /dɑn/ /dɑn/ /dʱɑn/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (7)
Final: (61)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: dàn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/dɑnX/ /dɑnX/ /dɑnX/ /danX/ /dɑnX/ /dɑnX/ /dʱɑnX/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (7)
Final: (61)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: dàn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/dɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /danH/ /dɑnH/ /dɑnH/ /dʱɑnH/
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/
2067 1 /*daːnʔ/
2072 1 /*daːns/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. but; however

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. Alternative form of

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đởn, đản, giản)

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