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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 156 +3, 10 strokes, cangjie input 土人一十 (GOMJ), four-corner 42804)

  1. pursue, follow
  2. expel, drive away

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1215, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 37045
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1683, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3475, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8D76

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale gon2)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gan) (hangeul , revised gan, McCune-Reischauer kan, Yale kan)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin gǎn (gan3), qián (qian2), Wade-Giles kan3, ch'ien2)

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Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin gǎn, traditional )

  1. to overtake, to catch up with
    赶上, 追赶
  2. to hurry, to rush
    赶赴, 赶到, 赶来
    我并不时间。wǒ bìngbù gǎn shíjiān
    I'm not in a hurry.
  3. to try to catch (bus,train etc)
    赶上
    我们要赶快去公共汽车。 wǒmen yào gǎnkuài qù gǎn gōnggòngqìchē
    We'll hurry and catch a bus.
  4. to drive (cattle etc) forward
    别忘了6点前把羊进羊圈。bié wàng le 6 diǎn qián bǎ yáng gǎn jìn yáng juān
    Don't forget to drive the sheep in before 6 o'clock.
  5. to drive (somebody) away
    赶跑
  6. to avail oneself of (an opportunity), happen to

Preposition[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin gǎn, traditional )

  1. until, till
    咱们的婚事春节再办吧。 zánmen de hūnshì gǎn chūnjié zài bàn ba.
    Let's put off our wedding till the Spring Festival.

References[edit]

  • "Sentences with 赶", Tatoeba. URL accessed on 2014-03-20.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-20.