duǎn
adj. short
Other meanings
[duǎn]   v./n. to lack, to owe; shortcoming, weak point
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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.
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duǎn kù
n. shorts
duǎn wà
n. socks
duǎn xìn
n. short message, SMS
duǎn piān xiǎo shuō
n. short story
duǎn qún
n. short skirt, kilt
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tù zi yǒu yì tiáo duán duǎn de wěi ba
phr. The rabbit has a short tail.
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tài duǎn le .
phr. Too short.
jián duǎn
phr. cut short