dǎn the gall; the nerve; courage

Made up of [ yuè moon; month radical 74, dàn dawn; morning; day-break ]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The moon radical is really in this case 'meat', 'dan' is phonetic
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters

Also uses yuè component: gān (liver) hú (lake) jiāo (to glue) míng (bright) néng (to be able to) péng (friend) péng (friend) qī (phase) qián (front) qīng (green) suí (Sui) yīn (yin) yǒu (have) zhāo (dynasty)
Also uses dàn component: dàn (but) dān (to undertake)

Different tone

dān (to undertake) dàn (birth) dàn (dawn) dàn (but)

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闻风丧胆 wén fēng sàng dǎn Panic stricken; terrified by news


dǎn gall bladder

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