戈 gē spear
Number of strokes 4
Index 62 used in: 我 wǒ (I (me))
; 成 chéng (to succeed)
; 或 huò (maybe)
; 武 wǔ (martial)
; 载 zài (to carry)
; 找 zhǎo (to try to find)
; 戋 jiān (narrow)
; 战 zhàn (to fight)
; 戴 dài (to respect)
; 戊 wù (fifth (ordinal))
Sounds same哥 gē (elder brother)
歌 gē (song)
革 gé (animal hide)
个 gè ('of')
各 gè (each)
Stroke order for character 戈, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
倒戈相向 daǒ gē xiāng xiàng
Betray one's own side
All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.Read full story...
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