gē song; to sing

Made up of [ elder brother , qiàn yawn; deficient radical 76]
A measure word to use for this noun: shǒu


Comprises the open mouth radical (or yawn) combined with 'ge' elder brother for phonetic
Number of strokes: 14

Related characters

Also uses qiàn component: cì (next in sequence) huān (merry) ruǎn (soft) yǐn (to drink)

Sounds same

gē (spear) gē (elder brother)

Different tone

gé (animal hide) gè ('of' (general)) gè (each)

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四面楚歌 sì miàn chǔ gē Ambushed from all sides. Under sustained attack
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