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旦 means 'dawn'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1171   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 143 names   Component in 29 kanji (15 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タン   ダン
Kun    あきら   ただし   あさ   あした   あきらか
This kanji may be graphically simple, but it's associated with a bewildering mess of meanings! Primarily, 旦 relates to dawn and the first day of a year or month, but 旦 also pops up in a term meaning "momentarily" (and its spinoffs). And then a very common word with 旦 involves powerful men (and their sons and businesses) and even geishas and mistresses. The essay connects these dots!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 旦
⿱   sun; day   one  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 旦 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 旦 is used 28 times, read 2 ways.
タン : 18 words FIND ALL
1. once  (often written with kana only)
2. for a moment; temporarily
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2
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ダン : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
1. master (of a house, shop, etc.)
2. husband (informal)
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1
5
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2063  Key to Kanji:

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タン   ダン    dawn   
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5
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
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