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The Chinese word gan - 干 - gān
(to interfere in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gān

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced gàn. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to interfere, dry, to dry out, empty

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 干 ( gān ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( gan / gān ) with pronunciation (English translation: to interfere )
干 ( gan / gān ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 3 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

Bottoms up!  |  to interfere
干 ( gan / gān ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 278)
Chinese example words containing the character 干 ( gan / gān )
饼干 ( bĭnggān = cookie ), 干杯 ( gānbēi = to drink a toast ), 干旱 ( gānhàn = drought ), 干净 ( gānjìng = neat ), 干衣机 ( gānyījī = dryer ), 干燥 ( gānzào = dry ), 干部 ( gànbù = cadre ), 树干 ( shùgàn = trunk ), 为干杯 ( wèi...gānbēi = to toast to )
Other characters that are pronounced gān in Chinese
More words that mean dry in Chinese
gānzào ( 干燥 )

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