gōng to provide; to supply

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, gòng common; general ]

Note

Gong is phonetic and idea of 'together' the person radical gives idea of people together
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using gòng : hóng (flood)

Sounds same

gōng (work) gōng (palace) gōng (public) gōng (accomplishment) gōng (bow)

Different tone

gǒng (two hands) gòng (common)

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Pronunciation

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui

Culture

The ancient tradition of Feng Shui has been far reaching for thousands of years. It is still practiced today, particularly for choosing the site for buildings and graves. With the goal of harmony and balance with nature, it has excellent environmental credentials.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē [yi ge he shang tiao shui he, liang ge he shang tai shui he, san ge he shang mei shui he]
one yet lift water, two yet carry water, three yet not carry water
One monk shoulders water by himself; two can still share the labor between them. When it comes to three, they all go thirsty.
Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
Too many cooks spoil the broth
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