gān liver

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


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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ér child

Made up of [ ér legs radical 10]


The character has been recently reduced to just a pair of legs, indicating a toddler
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