Meaning of 担

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(Trad.: 擔)
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  • Pinyin: dān

    English Definition: to undertake; to carry; to shoulder; to take responsibility
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    担心 [ dān xīn ]: anxious; worried; uneasy; to worry; to be anxious
    担任 [ dān rèn ]: to hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
    担保 [ dān bǎo ]: to guarantee; to vouch for
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  • Pinyin: dàn

    English Definition: picul (100 catties, 50 kg); two buckets full; carrying pole and its load; classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    担子 [ dàn zi ]: carrying pole and the loads on it; burden; task; responsibility; Classifiers:
    担担面 [ dàn dàn miàn ]: Sichuan noodles with a spicy and numbing sauce
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