tàn tān

  1. tàn verb to visit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 看望; for example, 探亲 'to visit family' (Guoyu '探' v 5)
  2. tàn verb to seek / to find / to search / to grope for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 寻求; for example, 探路 'find the path' (Guoyu '探' v 1; Unihan '探')
  3. tàn verb to study / to examine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 推究 (Guoyu '探' v 2)
  4. tàn verb to inquire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 打听 (Guoyu '探' v 3)
  5. tàn noun a detective / an agent / an investigator
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 侦探 'detective' (Guoyu '探' n)
  6. tān verb to try
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 试 (Guoyu '探' tān v 1)
  7. tān verb to stretch forward
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 伸出 (Guoyu '探' tān v 2)

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