广 guǎng vast; wide


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Picture of a house under a cliff
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 53 used in: zuò (seat) ; qìng (celebrate) ; diàn (inn) ; táng (Tang)

< Previous radical 52 yāo Next radical 54 yǐn >

Different tone

guāng (light)
Alternative pronunciation : yǎn

< Previous guāng Next guī >

Pronunciation

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stroke order for 广
Stroke order for character 广, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Provinces

广东 Guangdong
广西 Guangxi

Cities

广州 Guangzhou, Guangdong
广安 Guang'an, Sichuan

Also

天安门广场 Tiānānmén Guǎngchǎng Tiananmen Square

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