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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 5 +8, 9 strokes, cangjie input 十十山 (JJU), X十十山 (XJJU), composition𠦝)

  1. (archaic variant of ) first of the 8 trigrams
  2. warming principle of the sun, penetrating and fertilizing, heavenly generative principle (male)
  3. first hexagram of the I Ching

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin gān (gan1), Wade-Giles kan1)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin gān, simplified )

  1. dry
    我喉咙很。 wǒ hóulóng hěn gān.
    My throat feels dry.
  2. clean
    干净 clean
  3. adoptive; foster

Adverb[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin gān, simplified )

  1. in vain; for nothing