港 gǎng harbor; port
Made up of [氵 shuǐ
NoteThe water radical helps identify as a harbor, the second component mean 'a lane' and rough phonetic 'xiang'
Number of strokes 12
Using 氵 shuǐ
: 酒 jiǔ (wine) 海 hǎi (sea) 法 fǎ (law) 满 mǎn (to fill) 泽 zé (pool) 治 zhì (to rule) 浅 qiǎn (shallow) 汗 hàn (perspiration) 没 méi (have not) 清 qīng (clear) 泡 pào (bubble) 洪 hóng (flood) 汽 qì (steam)
Sounds same港 gǎng (harbor)
Different tone冈 gāng (ridge)
刚 gāng (hard)
纲 gāng (guiding principle)
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香港 Hong Kong
Hong Kong City, Hong Kong
word but nothing true
Speak but not mean it
To go back on one's word
Bats are commonly used in handicrafts, paintings and artwork to give a wish for good luck. This is because 'bat' and 'good luck' sound the same in Chinese.
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