dàn birth; birthday; brag

Made up of [ yán words radical 149]

Note

Possibly from the crying in pain of childbirth

Related characters


Using yán : huà (speech) yǔ (language) shuō (to speak) shéi (who) mí (riddle) xiè (thanks) qǐng (please) jì (to record) sù (to complain) 访 fǎng (to visit)

Sounds same

dàn (dawn) dàn (but)

Different tone

dān (to undertake) dǎn (the gall)

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Also

观音诞 guàn yīn dàn Birthday of Guanyin
诸葛武侯诞辰 zhū gě wǔ hóu dàn chén Birthday of Zhuge Liang
Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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