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) dào (arrive)
Using gāng : gāng (guiding principle)

Sounds same

gāng (ridge) gāng (guiding principle)

Different tone

gǎng (harbor) gǎng (harbor)

< Previous gāng Next gāng >

Pronunciation

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huá splendid; prosperous


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Chinese proverb

Proverb

逆境
Nì jìng chū rén cái [ni jing chu ren cai]
disobey border go out person ability
Rebellion creates capability
Hardship and adversity fosters talent
If life deals you lemons, make lemonade
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