gāng ridge; mound

Made up of [ jiōng covering box radical 13]
Used as component in : gāng ; gāng
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Originally there was a mountain within the box now it is a cross mark. Used mainly as a phonetic in other characters
Number of strokes: 4

Related characters


Also uses jiōng component: jiàn (see) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) nán (south) nèi (inner) shàng (still) shāng (commerce) tóng (same) wǎng (net) yǔ (rain) zài (again) zhōu (surname Zhou)

Sounds same

gāng (hard) gāng (guiding principle)

Different tone

gǎng (harbor)

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