gān pole

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, gàn do; shield; to concern radical 51]

Note

The wood radical gives the idea of something wooden, the second part is the phonetic 'gan'
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using : chá (tea) lái (arrive) qí (board game) běn (root) cǎi (color) shù (tree) wèi (not yet) xiāng (each other) song (Song) zhuō (table) yǐ (chair) jú (tangerine) xián (to stay idle) qīn (parent) lǐ (plum) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) lóu (multi-story building) xiào (school) jī (machine)
Using gàn : hàn (perspiration) gān (liver) gǎn (to overtake) àn (bank) kān (to print) nián (year)

Sounds same

gān (pleasant) gān (liver)

Different tone

gǎn (to overtake) gàn (do)

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Pronunciation

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