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  • on reading:
  • ダン
  • kun reading:
  • つ   ことわる   さだめる
  • meaning(s):
  • severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
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えきだん divination; fortunetelling
いっとうりょうだん a decisive (drastic) measure; cut the (Gordian) knot; cutting in two with one stroke
えいだん resolution; decisive judgement
おうだん crossing
おくだん jumping to hasty conclusions; conjecture