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)

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Pronunciation

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History

The building of railways became a competitive scramble between foreign powers in the late 19th and early 20th century. Railways were seen as the key first step in opening up inland China for trade. Britain, France, Germany, Japan and America all invested in the building of them only for the investment to be lost in the following years of turmoil.
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