Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:36
See also: , , , , , , and 𡕒

TranslingualEdit

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simpl.
trad. //干

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a pestle.

Exists as a traditional character, and also a simplification of two traditional characters: Simplified from and .

干 干 干
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 51 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一十 (MJ), four-corner 10400)

  1. oppose, offend
  2. invade, higher
  3. dried
  4. godparent

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 339, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9165
  • Dae Jaweon: page 645, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 405, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5E72

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad. //干

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (干), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 寒
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古寒切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑn/ /kɑn/ /kɑn/ /kɑn/ /kan/ /kɑn/ /kɑn/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. dry
    我喉咙很。 wǒ hóulóng hěn gān.
    My throat feels dry.
  2. clean
    干净 clean
  3. adoptive; foster

AdverbEdit

  1. in vain; for nothing

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.

VerbEdit

  1. to concern; to be implicated in

NounEdit

  1. (archaic) shield

NounEdit

  1. trunk
  2. main part

VerbEdit

  1. to do
    你在什么? nǐ zài gàn shénme?
    What are you doing?
  2. to work
    干活 to work
    你是什么的? nǐ shì gàn shénmede?
    What is your 'job?
  3. to interfere
    干涉 to interfere, to meddle; 干扰 interference
  4. (vulgar, colloquial) to engage in sexual intercourse, to fuck
    干你妈! gàn nǐ mā!
    Fuck you!
  5. (vulgar, colloquial) to kill
CompoundsEdit

gān

gàn

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to dry

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 干渉 (かんしょう, kanshō)
  • 干魃 (かんばつ, kanbatsu)
  • 干天 (かんてん, kanten)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gan, gang) (hangeul , , revised gan, gang, McCune-Reischauer kan, kang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(can, cơn, càn, cán)

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