dān to undertake; to carry; to shoulder

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, dàn dawn; morning; day-break ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The hand radical suggests 'carry' wheile 'dan' on left is the phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using shǒu : wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find) gǎo (to do) bào (to announce) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) jì (skill)
Using dàn : dàn (but) dǎn (the gall)

Different tone

dǎn (the gall) dàn (birth) dàn (dawn) dàn (but)

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Proverbs

儿行千里母担忧 ér xíng qiān lǐ mǔ dān yōu When children travel far from home, mothers never stop worrying.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Bǎi wén bù rú jiàn [bai wen bu ru yi jian]
hundred hear not like one see
Hearing a hundred times is not as good as seeing once
Delighted to meet you
Chinese proverb

Proverb

猢狲散
Shù daǒ hú sūn sàn [shu dao hu sun san]
tree fall monkey troupe break up
When a tree falls, the monkeys scatter. When a leader loses power, his followers are disorganized.
An organization needs a strong leader. Chaos results when a leader is deposed.
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