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

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