刊 kān to print; to publish; publication
Made up of [干 gàn
do; shield; to concern
radical 51, 刂 dāo
NoteThe knife radical gives idea of carving while 'gan' gives rough phonetic
Number of strokes 5
Using 干 gàn
: 汗 hàn (perspiration) 肝 gān (liver) 杆 gān (pole) 赶 gǎn (to overtake) 岸 àn (bank) 年 nián (year)
Using 刂 dāo
: 利 lì (sharp) 前 qián (front) 刚 gāng (hard) 别 bié (to leave) 到 dào (arrive)
Different tone凵 kǎn (open box)
坎 kǎn (Water)
看 kàn (look)
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