gāng hard; just now; strong; exactly

Made up of [ dāo knife (radical) radical 18, gāng ridge; mound ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Knife gives the idea of 'sharp, hard, exact' while gang 'ridge' gives the phonetic
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using dāo : lì (sharp) qián (front) kān (to print) bié (to leave)
Using gāng : gāng (guiding principle)

Sounds same

gāng (ridge) gāng (guiding principle)

Different tone

gǎng (harbor) gǎng (harbor)

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Pronunciation

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