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ㄉㄨㄢ ˇ

duǎn

short

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

    duǎn

    short

    • ˇ

      shǐ

      arrow

    • ㄉㄡ ˋ

      dòu

      bean

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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If you shoot an arrow at a bean, it will become REALLY short
by Kodari

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if an arrow was the size of a bean, it would be really short
by harrisongresham

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 短

Definitions for 短 pronounced as duǎn

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

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