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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一中田大 (MLWK), four-corner 10506)

  1. change, replace
  2. more, still further, much more

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 502, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14283
  • Dae Jaweon: page 874, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 20, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+66F4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ang1, gang1, gang3, Yale ang1, gang1, gang3)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kang (kang1), kèn (ken1), Hagfa Pinyim gang1, gen4)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 変更 (へんこう, henkō)
  • 更新 (こうしん, kōshin)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeong, gaeng) (hangeul , , revised gyeong, gaeng, McCune-Reischauer kyŏng, kaeng, Yale kyeng, kayng)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gēng, gèng
Zhuyin ㄍㄥ , ㄍㄥˋ
IPA (key) /kɤŋ⁵⁵ kɤŋ⁵¹/
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Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gēng (geng1), gèng (geng4), Wade-Giles keng1, keng4)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gēng)

  1. to change, to replace
  2. to experience

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gēng)

  1. watch (of a sentry)
  2. (old) one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gèng)

  1. more, further, even more

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-10.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(canh, cánh)