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adv./v. suddenly; to pause; (calligraphy) to pause and let the brush stay on the paper
Other meanings
[dùn]   m. ...time (frequency for meals, reproach, admonishment, beating, etc.)
[dùn]   char. tired; to settle; (head) kowtow; (feet) stamp
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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.
dùn shí
adv. (usu. of sth. that happened in the past) at once, immediately
tā dùn le yí xià , rán hòu jì xù jiǎng xià qù .
phr. He paused and then continued to talk.
dùn rán xǐng wù
phr. come to one's senses suddenly
yí zì yí dùn
phr. speak unhurriedly and clearly
dùn gǎn
v. suddenly feel or sense...