Meaning of 钝

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(Trad.: 鈍)
Pinyin: dùn
English Definition: blunt; stupid
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ tún ] village, hamlet; camp; station
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Example Words
迟钝 chí dùn slow in one's reactions; sluggish (in movement or thought)
愚钝 dùn stupid; slow-witted
钝角 dùn jiǎo obtuse angle
鲁钝 dùn stupid; slow on the uptake
成败利钝 chéng bài dùn succeed or fail, sharp or blunt (idiom); advantages and disadvantages; success and failure; You win some, you lose some.
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Example Sentences
Am I retard? Or am I just overjoyed?