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The Chinese word gong - 宫 - gōng
(palace in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gōng

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English translations

palace, temple, womb"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
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uterus"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 宫 ( gōng ) 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.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( gong / gōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: palace )
宫 ( gong / gōng ) in traditional characters

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

imperial palace  |  royal court
宫 ( gong / gōng ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1167)
Chinese example words containing the character 宫 ( gong / gōng )
大闹天宫 ( Dànàotiāngōng = The Monkey Creates Havoc in Heaven ), 宫保鸡丁 ( gōngbăo jīdīng = chicken with peanuts ), 故宫 ( gùgōng = the Imperial Palace ), 子宫 ( zĭgōng = womb )
Other characters that are pronounced gōng in Chinese
More words that mean temple in Chinese
miào ( 庙 ), ( 寺 ), sìmiào ( 寺庙 )

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