gǎo to do; to make; to go in for

Made up of [ gāo tall; high radical 189, shǒu hand radical 64]

Note

The 'hand' radical gives the idea of manual effort, 'gao' (tall) gives the phonetic

Related characters


Using gāo : 稿 gǎo (manuscript)
Using shǒu : wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find) bào (to announce) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) jì (skill) dān (to undertake)

Sounds same

稿 gǎo (manuscript)

Different tone

gāo (tall) gào (to tell)

< Previous gāo Next 稿 gǎo >

Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Bù bù gāo shēng [bu bu gao sheng]
step step tall ascend
Step by step promotion
Congratulation on promotion or a new job

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