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Meaning of 殚

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(Trad.: 殫)
Pinyin: dān
English Definition: entirely; to exhaust
Chinese Definition:
①竭尽:殚心。殚力。殚竭。殚精竭虑。殚见洽闻(指见闻广博)。
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (death) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ dǎi ] corpse; death; evil, depraved, wicked
    • [ dān ] single, individual, only; lone
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Example Words
殚心 dān xīn to devote one's entire mind
殚精竭虑 dān jīng jié to exhaust one's thoughts and ingenuity (idiom); to think sth through thoroughly; to rack one's brains; to leave no stone unturned
殚力 dān to strive; endeavor
殚闷 dān mèn to faint; to swoon; to lose consciousness
殚残 dān cán to destroy
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Example Sentences
1
She is three years senior to me.
2
For the moment, at least, investors are free again to look for the best bank among many styles of banks, rather than investigating which bank matches up best with a single model for success.
3
Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander, whom I have delivered up to Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.
4
Were these poems the only expressly Satanist writings of Karl Marx?
5
All active Satanists have ravaged personal lives, and this was the case with Marx as well.