gē spear


Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 62 used in: wǒ (I (me)) ; chéng (to succeed) ; huò (maybe) ; wǔ (martial) ; zài (to carry) ; zhǎo (to try to find) ; jiān (narrow) ; zhàn (to fight) ; dài (to respect) ; wù (fifth (ordinal))

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Sounds same

gē (elder brother) gē (song)

Different tone

gé (animal hide) gè ('of') gè (each)

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stroke order for 戈
Stroke order for character 戈, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

倒戈相向 daǒ gē xiāng xiàng Betray one's own side
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Bú pà màn jiù pà zhàn [bu pa man jiu pa zhan]
not fear slow come-near fear halt
Not fear slowing down; fear coming to a halt
Do not be afraid of slowing down as long as you keep going
A rolling stone gathers no moss

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