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dǎn
v. brush lightly (off or away)
Other meanings
[shàn]   char. Shans (reference in Chinese annals to the Dai nationality); Shans (a nationality in Myanmar)
    hand (for )
    hand (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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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dán dǎn yī fu
phr. brush clothes (to take off the dust)
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zuò xià yǐ qián tā dǎn le dán yǐ zi shàng de huī chén
phr. Before taking a seat he dusted off the chair.