刚 gāng hard; just now; strong; exactly
Made up of [刂 dāo
radical 18, 冈 gāng
Alternative traditional form
of character: 剛
NoteKnife gives the idea of 'sharp, hard, exact' while gang 'ridge' gives the phonetic
Number of strokes 6
Using 刂 dāo
: 利 lì (sharp) 前 qián (front) 刊 kān (to print) 别 bié (to leave) 到 dào (arrive)
Using 冈 gāng
: 纲 gāng (guiding principle)
Sounds same冈 gāng (ridge)
纲 gāng (guiding principle)
Different tone港 gǎng (harbor)
港 gǎng (harbor)
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