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English Definitionto undertake; to carry; to shoulder; to take responsibility
See alsodàn picul (100 catties, 50 kg); two buckets full; carrying pole and its load; measure word for loads carried on a shoulder pole
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄉㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daam1
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Words With Same Head Word    
担心dānxīnanxious; worried; uneasy; to worry; to be anxious
担任dānrènto hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
担负dānfùto shoulder; to bear; to undertake
担保dānbǎoto guarantee; to vouch for
担忧dānyōuto worry; to be concerned
Words With Same Tail Word    
承担chéngdānto undertake; to assume (responsibility etc)
负担fùdānburden; to bear a burden
分担fēndānto share (a burden, a cost, a responsibility)
零担língdānless-than-truck-load freight (LTL) (transportation)
税负担shuìfù dāntax burden
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