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旦 means 'dawn'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1171   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-13    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 143 names   Component in 105 kanji (18 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
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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!
⿱   sun; day   one  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 旦 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 旦 is used 28 times, read 2 ways.
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1. once  (often written with kana only)
2. for a moment; temporarily
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noun
1. master (of a house, shop, etc.)
2. husband (informal)
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An additional 旧 less common words include 旦 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2063  Key to Kanji:

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