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English DefinitionNew Year's Day
Simplified Script元旦
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄉㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4daan3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yuáncurrency unit (esp. Chinese yuan); first; original; primary; fundamental; constituent; part; era (of a reign); (math.) argument; variable; (Tw) (geology) eon; (Chinese surname); the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
dàndawn; morning; daybreak; day; dan, female roles in Chinese opera (traditionally played by specialized male actors)

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Words With Same Head Word    
元素yuánsùelement; element of a set; chemical element
元首yuánshǒuhead of state
元件yuánjiànelement; component
元气yuánqìstrength; vigor; vitality; (TCM) vital energy
元宵节yuánxiāo jiéLantern Festival, the final event of the Spring Festival 春节, on 15th of first month of the lunar calendar
Words With Same Tail Word    
一旦yīdànin case (something happens); if; once (something happens, then...); when; in a short time; in one day
乾旦qiándànmale actor playing the female role (Chinese opera)
平旦píngdàn(literary) daybreak; dawn
复旦fùdànFudan University, Shanghai, abbr. for 复旦大学
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