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Meaning of 断

severance, decline, refuse, apologize

Onyomi

ダン
dan

Kunyomi

た(つ)、 ことわ(る)
ta(tsu), kotowa(ru)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ダン / た(つ)、 ことわ(る) 】

Meaning: severance, decline, refuse, apologize.

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Example #1

あなたのはんだんにしたがいます。
anata no handan ni shitagaimasu.
I will follow your judgment.
Example #2

わたしはそれをことわるべきですか。
watashi wa sore o kotowaru beki desuka?
Should I refuse that?
Example #3

そのしあいはいちじちゅうだんされた。
sono shiai wa ichiji chuudan sareta.
The game was suspended.
Example #4

わたしのはんだんはまったくただしかった。
watashi no handan wa mattaku tadashikatta.
My judgment was absolutely correct.
Example #5

あなたのオファーをことわるべきりゆうがない。
anata no ofaa o kotowaru beki riyuu ga nai.
I have no reason why I should turn down your offer.

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