Meaning of 坦

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Pinyin: tǎn
English Definition: flat; open-hearted; level; smooth
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ dàn ] dawn; morning; day
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Example Words:
坦率 [ tǎn shuài ]: frank (discussion); blunt; open
平坦 [ píng tǎn ]: level; even; smooth; flat
坦白 [ tǎn bái ]: honest; forthcoming; to confess
坦克 [ tǎn ]: tank (military vehicle) (loanword)
爱因斯坦 [ Àì yīn tǎn ]: Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born theoretical physicist
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