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v. to undertake, to take on
Other meanings
[dān]   v. carry on a shoulder pole
[dàn]   n./m. load, burden; a unit of weight (50 kilograms), used for things carried on a shoulder pole

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
chéng dān
v. undertake, take in hand, shoulder
dān rèn
v. hold the position of, take the job as
dān fù
v. shoulder, take on
dān dāng
v. take on, carry on, to undertake