liáng good; very; very much

Made up of [ gèn stubborn radical 138, zhǔ dot radical 3]
Number of strokes 7

Related characters

Using gèn : hěn (very) gēn (heel) jiān (difficult)
Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) pù (store) wèi (do)

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