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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 69 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 女戈竹一中 (VIHML), four-corner 22721, composition)

  1. sever, cut off
  2. interrupt

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 480, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13611
  • Dae Jaweon: page 841, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2028, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+65B7

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (5)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tuɑnX/ /tuɑnX/ /tuɑnX/ /tʷɑnX/ /twanX/ /tuɑnX/ /tuɑnX/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duɑnX/ /dʱuɑnX/ /duɑnX/ /dʷɑnX/ /dwanX/ /duɑnX/ /duɑnX/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (5)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tuɑnH/ /tuɑnH/ /tuɑnH/ /tʷɑnH/ /twanH/ /tuɑnH/ /tuɑnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
duàn ‹ dwanX › /*N-tˤo[n]ʔ/ be cut in two
duàn ‹ twanX › /*tˤo[n]ʔ/ cut in two
duàn ‹ twanH › /*tˤo[n]ʔ-s/ cut off; decide

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
2538 3 /*toːnʔ/
2539 3 /*toːns/
2540 3 /*doːnʔ/

VerbEdit

  1. to break; to snap
  2. to cut off; to interrupt
    • 通話 / 通话  ―  Tōnghuà duàn le.  ―  the line has gone dead
  3. to give up; to abstain from; to quit

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to judge; to decide; to determine
  2. (used in the negative) absolutely; definitely; decidedly

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đoán, đoạn)

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