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二段 is a Japanese Kanji word that literally means, "second degree."
二段 is the second black belt rank in Japanese martial arts.
The first Kanji means two or second in Japanese.
The second Kanji means step, grade, rank, or level.
二段 can also be written as 弐段. This version just uses a more complicated Kanji for the number two.
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji(Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Dan||丹||dān / dan1 / dan||tan|
|Nidan||二段||ni dan / nidan|
|Sandan||三段||san dan / sandan|
|In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.|
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.