Meaning of 盹

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Pinyin: dǔn
English Definition: doze; nap
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ tún ] village, hamlet; camp; station
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Example Words
打盹 dǔn to doze off
打盹儿 dǔn r erhua variant of 打盹
More: 盹* | *盹 | *盹*
Example Sentences
After you do your three important tasks, take a nap.
They also sleep more than the rest of us, and take more naps.
Tip:Take a nap after a heavy study session to allow your brain time to rest.
Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is take a nap.
For the rest of us, it is more realistic and healthy to sleep at night as best we can and then take naps as needed.