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duàn

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duàn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
duàn | duan4
English translation
to break
to snap
to cut off
to give up or abstain from sth
to judge
(usu. used in the negative) absolutely
definitely
decidedly
to sever, to cut off, to interrupt

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

duàn

Contains the radical

jīn

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

Using an axe  jīn to harvest grain 

Etymology of duàn

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⿰⿺?米斤

Explanation

Simplified form of duàn . Depicts cutting off threads with an axe ( jīn )
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Example sentences using duàn

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罗杰斯 Luó jié sī duì hǎo 买卖 mǎi mài 总是 zǒngshì hěn yǒu 判断力 pàn duàn lì .

Rogers always has an eye for a good bargain.

Néng 断定 duàndìng 这样 zhè yàng 延迟 yán chí shì hǎo 还是 háishi huài .

I couldn't judge whether the delay was good or bad.

他们 tā men 断言 duàn yán 这些 zhè xiē 女孩子 nǚ hái zi dòu le 不少 bù shǎo Shū .

They affirmed that the girls did quite a bit of reading.

Néng 判断 pànduàn Yìng zǒu 一条 ?

Can you judge which way to take?

shéi 无法 wú fǎ 判断 pànduàn 为什么 wèishénme gān shì .

Nobody can judge why he did it.

Words with duàn

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character duàn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
不断 bùduàn unceasing不斷
duàn to break duàn
判断 pànduàn to judge判斷
诊断 zhěnduàn diagnosis診斷
打断 dǎ duàn to interrupt打斷
切断 qiē duàn to cut off切斷
果断 guǒduàn firm果斷
垄断 lǒngduàn to monopolize壟斷
中断 zhōngduàn to cut short中斷
推断 tuī duàn to infer推斷
断裂 duàn liè fracture斷裂
判断力 pàn duàn lì judgment判斷力
断绝 duànjué to sever斷絕
折断 zhé duàn to break折斷
间断 jiàn duàn disconnected間斷
断定 duàndìng to conclude斷定
割断 gē duàn to cut off割斷
了断 liǎo duàn to bring to a conclusion了斷
阻断 zǔ duàn to block阻斷
断层 duàn céng fault (geology)斷層
片断 piànduàn section片斷
断电 duàn diàn power cut斷電
源源不断 yuán yuán bù duàn a steady flow (idiom); an unending stream源源不斷
决断 jué duàn resolution決斷
断言 duàn yán to assert斷言

duàn Decomposition & Compounds

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duàn Decomposition

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duàn Compounds

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