Meaning of 胆

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(Trad.: 膽)
Pinyin: dǎn
English Definition: gall bladder; courage; guts; gall; inner container (e.g. bladder of a football, inner container of a thermos)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ dàn ] dawn; morning; day
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Example Words:
胆小鬼 [ dǎn xiǎo guǐ ]: coward
胆怯 [ dǎn qiè ]: timidity; timid; cowardly
大胆 [ dǎn ]: brazen; audacious; outrageous; bold; daring; fearless
胆子 [ dǎn zi ]: courage; nerve; guts
胆量 [ dǎn liàng ]: courage; boldness; guts
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