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


Also uses component: lù (road) sì (to run)
Also uses gèn component: hěn (very) jiān (difficult) liáng (good) yín (silver)

Different tone

gèn (Mountain) gèn gèn (stubborn)

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Pronunciation

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The famous Ming dynasty

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History

The most famous Chinese dynasty was the Ming dynasty. China built up a pre-eminent nation, with the greatest wealth, population and foreign trade. However by its end Europe had begun to make inroads in many areas and so marked a transition in world power.
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