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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( →  and  → )

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

Han characterEdit

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

  1. steel
  2. hard, strong, tough

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow Template:Han KangXi link, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4176, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+94A2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

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

NounEdit

(simplified, Pinyin gāng, traditional )

  1. steel

(simplified, Pinyin gàng, traditional )

  1. to sharpen, to whet

CompoundsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 04:45