艮 gèn stubborn
NoteOriginally a picture of a person with a staring eye suggesting obstinancy. Also the ancient trigram for 'mountain'
Number of strokes 6
Index 138 used in: 很 hěn (very)
; 跟 gēn (heel)
; 良 liáng (good)
; 艰 jiān (difficult)
Sounds same艮 gèn (Mountain)
Different tone跟 gēn (heel)
Stroke order for character 艮, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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