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


Also uses zǒu component: chāo (to exceed) qǐ (to rise) tàng (collective for trips)
Also uses gàn component: àn (bank) gān (pole) gān (liver) hàn (perspiration) kān (to print) nián (year)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

贼喊捉贼
Zéi hǎn zhuō zéi [zei han zhuo zei]
thief shout 'stop thief'
A thief cries 'Stop thief!'
Diverting attention to cover misdoing
Crying 'wolf'
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