gē song; to sing

Made up of [ elder brother , qiàn yawn; deficient radical 76]


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

Related characters

Using qiàn : yǐn (to drink) huān (merry)

Sounds same

gē (spear) gē (elder brother)

Different tone

gé (animal hide) gè ('of') gè (each)

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