Meaning of 诞

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(Trad.: 誕)
Pinyin: dàn
English Definition: birth; birthday; brag; boast; to increase
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ yán ] to defer, to delay, to postpone; to extend, to prolong; surname
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Example Words
诞生 dàn shēng to be born
诞辰 dàn chén birthday
华诞 huá dàn (formal) birthday; anniversary of the founding of an organization
荒诞 huāng dàn beyond belief; incredible; preposterous; fantastic
圣诞节 shèng dàn jié Christmas time; Christmas season; Christmas
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Example Sentences
A spokesman said: 'We all know that women do a lot of work at Christmas, but men shouldn' t make up excuses for not helping out or be afraid of the kitchen.
One bear' s temperature did not drop much during early hibernation -- until she gave birth to a cub.
Victoria Beckham has given birth to a baby girl, the first daughter for the former Spice Girl and her footballer husband, David.
BEIJING - The wife of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming gave birth to a daughter Friday afternoon at a hospital in Houston, the United States, Yao's agency said.
' , it appears men have come up with some pretty good excuses for their idleness at Christmas.