gǎn     to dare to

繁体 traditional:
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语法 grammar: 助动词 Auxiliary Verb
笔记 notes: 敢 is used as a modal auxiliary verb in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122; Sun 2006, loc. 1723).
上概念 parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
话题 topic: 现代汉语 (Modern Chinese)

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