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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ( and )

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 金月大 (CBK), composition)

  1. steel
  2. hard, strong, tough

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping gong1, gong3, Yale gong1, gong3)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin gāng (gang1), Wade-Giles kang1)

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Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin gāng, traditional )

  1. steel

(simplified, Pinyin gàng, traditional )

  1. to sharpen, to whet

Compounds[edit]