gǎng harbor; port

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85]

Note

The water radical helps identify as a harbor, the second component mean 'a lane' and rough phonetic 'xiang'
Number of strokes 12

Related characters


Using shuǐ : jiǔ (wine) hǎi (sea) fǎ (law) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) hàn (perspiration) méi (have not) qīng (clear) pào (bubble) hóng (flood) qì (steam)

Sounds same

gǎng (harbor)

Different tone

gāng (ridge) gāng (hard) gāng (guiding principle)

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

香港 Hong Kong

Cities

张家港 Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu
连云港 Lianyungang, Jiangsu
香港 Hong Kong City, Hong Kong

céng once; already; former

Made up of [ rì sun; day radical 72]

Origin

A picture of pot for steaming food - a sound loan character
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Shanghai

Shanghai City was known as the 'Paris of the East' in the 1920s. By Chinese standards Shanghai is a very modern city. It was just a small fishing port in the 1840s with population of only 50,000; by 2007 this had risen to an incredible 18.6 million making it the largest city in China. It is considered China's second city.
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