gòng common; general

Made up of [ eight; 8 radical 12]


Combines the characters for 'divide' and 'selfish' giving the concept of private things being divided up for public benefit
Number of strokes 6

Related characters

Using : fēn (divide) gōng (public) qí (his) sì (four) liù (six) xīng (prosper) xué (cave) dài (to respect)

Different tone

gōng (work) gōng (palace) gōng (public) gōng (accomplishment) gōng (bow) gōng (to provide) gǒng (two hands)

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有目共睹 yǒu mù gòng dǔ Obvious to everybody
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