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English Definitionthe only son of a family; (functional programming or philosophy) monad
See alsodānzi list of items; bill; form; bedsheet
Simplified Script单子
Traditional Script單子
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄢ ㄗˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daan1zi2
Word Decomposition
dānbill; list; form; single; only; sole; odd number
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

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Words With Same Head Word    
单位dānwèiunit (of measure); unit (group of people as a whole); work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform)
单纯dānchúnsimple; pure; unsophisticated; merely; purely
单独dāndúalone; by oneself; on one's own
Words With Same Tail Word    
电子diànzǐelectronic; electron (particle physics)
女子nǚzǐwoman; female
男子nánzǐa man; a male
原子yuánzǐatom; atomic
瓜子guāzǐmelon seeds
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