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

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

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
Lotus

Lotus

Culture

The lotus is an emblem with strong Buddhist links. As the plant grows in mud and muck and yet produces a pure white flower it is considered a metaphor for favorable transformation.

zhí straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable

Made up of [ mù eye radical 109, shí ten; 10 radical 24, gǔn line radical 2]

Origin

Can be thought of as ten eyes judging the straightness of a line
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