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The Name Dan in Chinese / Japanese...

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Dan

China dān
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll

丹 is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Dan

Dan

Japan dan
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll

ダン is the name Dan written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).


Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana , it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Japanese ni / に
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese red; pellet; powder; cinnabar
Japanese red earth (i.e. containing cinnabar or minium); vermilion; (given name) Makoto; (surname) Niwa; (female given name) Niho; (surname) Nii; (personal name) Tansou; (surname) Tansaki; (surname) Tami; (surname) Tana; (personal name) Unyuu; (personal name) Inoi; (personal name) Ii; (female given name) Akira; (surname, given name) Akashi; (surname) Akai; (surname, given name) Aka
Red, cinnabar color; a remedy, drug, elixir.

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Mandarin dàn // shí / dan4 // shi2
Taiwan tan // shih
Japanese ishi / いし
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]; dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗; ten pecks; one hundred liters; surname Shi
Japanese (1) stone; (2) gem; jewel; (surname) Tsuruishi; (surname) Soku; (surname) Seki; (surname) Shi; (place-name) Koku; (surname) Kazu; (given name) Inseki; (surname) Iso; (personal name) Ishibuku; (personal name) Ishifuku; (surname) Ishihama; (personal name) Ishizue; (personal name) Ishisue; (surname) Ishizaki; (surname) Ishisaki; (personal name) Ishiodori; (surname) Ishi; (given name) Atsushi; (personal name) Akira
Stone, rock.

不丹

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Mandarindān / bu4 dan1
Taiwan pu tan
Japanese buutan / butan / ブータン
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Bhutan
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (kana only) Bhutan

丹佛

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Mandarin dān/ dan1 fo2
Taiwan tan fo
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Denver, Colorado

丹尼

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Mandarin dān/ dan1 ni2
Taiwan tan ni
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Danny (name)

丹東


丹东

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Mandarin dān dōng / dan1 dong1
Taiwan tan tung
Japanese tanhigashi / たんひがし
Chinese Dandong prefecture-level city in Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China
Japanese (place-name) Tanhigashi

丹麥


丹麦

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Mandarin dān mài / dan1 mai4
Taiwan tan mai
Chinese Denmark

喬丹


乔丹

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Mandarin qiáo dān / qiao2 dan1
Taiwan ch`iao tan / chiao tan
Chinese Jordan (name)

約旦


约旦

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Mandarin yuē dàn / yue1 dan4
Taiwan yüeh tan
Chinese Jordan

聖誕


圣诞

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Mandarin shèng dàn / sheng4 dan4
Taiwan sheng tan
Japanese shōtan
Chinese Christmas; birthday of reigning Emperor; Confucius' birthday
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

蘇丹


苏丹

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Mandarindān / su1 dan1
Taiwan su tan
Japanese suudan / sudan / スーダン
Chinese Sudan; sultan (ruler of some Muslim states, esp. Ottoman Emperor)
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (kana only) Sudan

阿丹

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Mandarin ā dān / a1 dan1
Taiwan a tan
Japanese anni / あんに
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Adam (name); Aden, capital of Yemen
Japanese (female given name) Anni

丹尼斯

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Mandarin dān ní sī / dan1 ni2 si1
Taiwan tan ni ssu
Dan Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Dennis (name)

丹尼爾


丹尼尔

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Mandarin dān ní ěr / dan1 ni2 er3
Taiwan tan ni erh
Chinese Daniel (name)

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Mandarin dǎn / dan3
Taiwan tan
Japanese makoto / まこと    kazuhiro / かずひろ
Chinese sincere; surname Dan
Japanese (given name) Makoto; (personal name) Kazuhiro

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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese tada / ただ
Chinese but; yet; however; only; merely; still
Japanese (adj-no,n) (1) (kana only) ordinary; common; usual; (2) (kana only) free of charge; (3) unaffected; as is; safe; (adverb) (4) only; merely; just; simply; (conjunction) (5) but; however; nevertheless; (given name) Tadashi
Only.

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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Chinese great; severe

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Chinese carry

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Chinese exhausted

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Japanese tan / たん
Chinese Japanese variant of 單|单
Japanese (prefix) (1) single; simple; (2) (abbreviation) (See 単試合) singles (in tennis); (3) (abbreviation) (See 単勝式) winning system (as in horse racing); (surname) Tan; (personal name) Inogoshi; (personal name) Inokoshi; (personal name) Inoura

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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese tan
Chinese to eat; to taste; to entice (using bait)
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Chinese variant of 啖[dan4]
Japanese See:


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Mandarin dān // shàn / dan1 // shan4
Taiwan tan // shan
Japanese hitoe / ひとえ
Chinese bill; list; form; single; only; sole; odd number; CL:個|个[ge4]; surname Shan
Japanese (female given name) Hitoe
Single, alone; only; the odd numbers; poor, deficient; a bill, cheque, etc.; cf. 但.


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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese tan
Chinese variant of 啖[dan4]
Bite, eat, feed on; a bite, morsel; to lure; chew

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Chinese old variant of 媅[dan1]

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Mandarin dān / dan1
Taiwan tan
Chinese content; happy

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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese dan / だん
Chinese Japanese variant of 彈|弹
Japanese (counter) (esp. 第〜弾, as in 第2弾 etc.) counter for parts (of a story, etc.); (female given name) Hazumu; (surname, female given name) Dan; (personal name) Tama; (personal name) Inogashira; (personal name) Inouchi; (personal name) Itou; (personal name) Igarashi


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Mandarin tán // dàn / tan2 // dan4
Taiwan t`an // tan / tan // tan
Japanese dan
Chinese to pluck (a string); to play (a string instrument); to spring or leap; to shoot (e.g. with a catapult); (of cotton) to fluff or tease; to flick; to flip; to accuse; to impeach; elastic (of materials); crossball; bullet; shot; shell; ball
A bullet, shot; to strum, snap; repress, impeach; translit. dan; pellet


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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese tan
Chinese dread; fear; dislike
Dread; dislike; translit. dan; to dread

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Mandarin dàn / dan4
Taiwan tan
Japanese tan
Chinese peace
Tranquil, content.

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dandān / dan1 / dantan
Danダンdan
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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