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ㄉㄨㄢ ˇ



短 is a 12 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as duǎn in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (arrow) and (bean).

  • ㄉㄨㄢ ˇ



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    • ㄉㄡ ˋ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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if an arrow was the size of a bean, it would be really short
by harrisongresham

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If you shoot an arrow at a bean, it will become REALLY short
by Kodari

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I aim for the bean plant, but my arrow falls short. I scoop it up and ask, "[Do an]y of you want to try?"
by vms5q

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We found 1 pronunciation for 短

Definitions for 短 pronounced as duǎn

  • short
  • brief
  • to lack
  • weak point
  • fault


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