gān liver

Made up of [ yuè moon; month radical 74, gàn do; shield; to concern radical 51]

Note

The moon radical is also used for 'meat' while the right part is the phonetic
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using yuè : míng (bright) yǒu (have) néng (to be able to) qián (front) suí (Sui) qīng (green) péng (friend) péng (friend) jiāo (to glue) dǎn (the gall)
Using gàn : hàn (perspiration) gān (pole) gǎn (to overtake) àn (bank) kān (to print) nián (year)

Sounds same

gān (pleasant) gān (pole)

Different tone

gǎn (to overtake) gàn (do)

< Previous gān Next gān >

Pronunciation

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

xiào smile

Made up of [ zhú bamboo radical 118, tiān sky; day]

Origin

It is said that the presence of bamboo in the character is because when someone laughs it is like bamboo rocking in the breeze
Full information for
Epic and formative episode in the rise of the Communists

Epic and formative episode in the rise of the Communists

Modern History

The tales of the heroic struggle of thousands of soldiers over thousands of miles of challenging terrain were held up as the pivotal episode in the early days of the Communist party. It was during the Long March that Mao Zedong emerged as leader with his own vision for the future of China.
Share this page Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you have any comments or suggestions to help improve this page. Our contact page is also available if you have a longer comment. Just type in a quick remark here:

 

Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character gān 肝 liver', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_gan_liver.htm.

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2017