gǎn to overtake; to catch up with; to hurry

Made up of [ zǒu walk radical 156, gàn do; shield; to concern radical 51]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The radical is 'walk' and the righthand part is the phonetic 'gan'
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using zǒu : tàng (collective for trips) qǐ (to rise)
Using gàn : hàn (perspiration) gān (liver) gān (pole) àn (bank) kān (to print) nián (year)

Different tone

gān (pleasant) gān (liver) gān (pole) gàn (do)

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Pronunciation

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Gǒu jí tiaò qiáng [gou ji tiao qiang]
dog anxious leap wall
A cornered dog will leap over a wall
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The end justifies the means
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