gē elder brother

Made up of [ can; may; able to , can; may; able to ]

Note

The ke 'can' constituents give approximate phonetic
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using : hé (what) á (what?) qí (strange)
Using : hé (what) á (what?) qí (strange)

Sounds same

gē (spear) gē (song)

Different tone

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stroke order for 哥
Stroke order for character 哥, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese Silk

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Along with porcelain and tea, silk is one of China's important innovations. Just like other great inventions the secret was closely guarded for centuries. Fabulous fine cloth was an important export as far back as the early Roman Empire.
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