纲 gāng guiding principle; main rope of a net; authority
Made up of [纟 sī
radical 120, 冈 gāng
Alternative traditional form
of character: 綱
NoteThe silk radical alludes to rope - its main meaning, while 'gang' (ridge) gives the sound
Number of strokes 7
Using 纟 sī
: 红 hóng (red) 给 gěi (give) 纸 zhǐ (paper) 经 jīng (Classic) 维 wéi (to preserve) 累 lèi (tired) 纷 fēn (numerous) 组 zǔ (to form) 绪 xù (beginnings) 结 jié (knot) 纪 jì (order) 纺 fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using 冈 gāng
: 刚 gāng (hard)
Sounds same冈 gāng (ridge)
刚 gāng (hard)
Different tone港 gǎng (harbor)
港 gǎng (harbor)
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