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
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Yán ér wú xìn [yan er wu xin]
word but nothing true
Speak but not mean it
To go back on one's word
Lucky Bats

Lucky Bats

Culture

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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