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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