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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (bow) + phonetic 

Bow is powerful.

Han character[edit]

(radical 57 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 弓一田一 (NMWM), four-corner 11216)

  1. stubborn, uncompromising

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 361, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9872
  • Dae Jaweon: page 679, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1003, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5F4A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale geung1, geung6 keung4 keung5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiáng (qiang2), Wade-Giles ch'iang2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cường, cương)