gèng more; even more; further

Made up of [ yuē to speak; to say radical 73]

Note

The character is listed under the 'tongue' radical but that element is lost in the modern form
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using yuē : hé (why)

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Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

畋,竭
Fén lín ěr tián, jié zé ěr yú [fen lin er tian, jie ze er yu]
burn forest but cultivate, exhaust pool but fishing
Burn a forest to farm; drain a pond to fish
Ignore the obvious consequences
Marry in haste, repent at leisure

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