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Radicals in this Character

  • tree
  • gèn hill
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
gan1 gan1 root / basis / classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings / radical (chemistry)

Common Chinese Words Using 根

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
gan1 bun2 gan1 bun2 fundamental / basic / root / simply / absolutely (not) / (not) at all
 
gan1 geui1 gan1 geoi1 according to / based on / basis / foundation
 
gan1 yun4 gan1 jyun4 origin / root (cause)
 
aat3, ngaat3 gan1 aat3, ngaat3 gan1 from the start / absolutely / entirely / simply
 
gwai1 gan1 gwai1 gan1 to return home (after a lifetime's absence) / to go back to one's roots
 
lei5 gan1 lei5 gan1 (Ronald) Reagan
 
cheung4 gan1 coeng4 gan1 foot of a wall

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