Meaning of 耽

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Pinyin: dān
English Definition: to indulge in; to delay
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (ear) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ěr ] ear; to hear, to hear of; handle
    • [ yín ] to move on; doubtful
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Example Words
耽搁 dān ge to tarry; to delay; to stop over
耽心 dān xīn variant of 担心
耽忧 dān yōu variant of 担忧
耽误 dān wu to delay; to hold up; to waste time; to interfere with
耽溺 dān to indulge in; to wallow in
More: 耽* | *耽 | *耽*
Example Sentences
You're wasting my time.