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The Chinese word gong - 供 - gōng
(to supply in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gōng

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

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

English translations

to supply, to confess, offering"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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to offer, to provide, confession"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 供 ( 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: to supply )
The traditional Chinese characters of gōng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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

to provide  |  to feed
供 ( gong / gōng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 646)
Chinese example words containing the character 供 ( gong / gōng )
提供 ( tígōng = to supply )
Other characters that are pronounced gōng in Chinese
More words that mean to supply in Chinese
tígōng ( 提供 )
More words that mean to confess in Chinese
chànhuĭ ( 忏悔 ), chéng ( 承 )

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