gēn heel; to follow closely; to go with

Made up of [ foot; to be sufficient; ample radical 157, gèn stubborn radical 138]

Note

The stop radical gives idea it is to do with 'foot' and 'motion', The right part 'gen' in the phonetic
Number of strokes 13

Related characters


Using : lù (road) sì (to run)
Using gèn : hěn (very) liáng (good) jiān (difficult)

Different tone

gèn (Mountain) gèn gèn (stubborn)

< Previous gěi Next gèn >

Pronunciation

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