gāng guiding principle; main rope of a net; authority

Made up of [ silk radical 120, gāng ridge; mound ]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The silk radical alludes to rope - its main meaning, while 'gang' (ridge) gives the sound
Number of strokes 7

Related characters

Using : hóng (red) gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) jīng (Classic) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) fēn (numerous) zǔ (to form) xù (beginnings) jié (knot) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using gāng : gāng (hard)

Sounds same

gāng (ridge) gāng (hard)

Different tone

gǎng (harbor) gǎng (harbor)

< Previous gāng Next gǎng >


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xiào school; military officer

Made up of [ mù wood; wooden radical 75, jiāo to hand over; to deliver; to turn over]


The 'jiao' element gives rough phonetic, 'wood' may be taken to mean growth and nurturing
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