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The Chinese word gang - 钢 - gāng
(steel in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 钢 ( gāng ) 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  ( gang / gāng ) with pronunciation (English translation: steel )
钢 ( gang / gāng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 钢 ( gang / gāng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Gang shi you tie lian cheng de.
Gāng shì yóu tiĕ liàn chéng de.

 – English translation: Steel is made from iron.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

metal  |  metal
钢 ( gang / gāng ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1235)
Chinese example words containing the character 钢 ( gang / gāng )
钢笔 ( gāngbĭ = pen ), 钢琴 ( gāngqín = piano ), 钢铁学院 ( Gāngtiĕ Xuéyuàn = The Beijing Iron and Steel Engineering Institute ), 弹钢琴 ( tán gāngqín = to play the piano )
Other characters that are pronounced gāng in Chinese

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