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The Chinese word guang - 广 - guăng
(broad in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

guăng

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English translations

broad, common, to enlarge, to spread, many, numerous,
extensive, wide, vast

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 广 ( guăng ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( guang / guăng ) with pronunciation (English translation: broad )
广 ( guang / guăng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 广 ( guang / guăng ) 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).

Xiaoxi liuchuan de hen guang.
Xiāoxī liúchuán de hĕn guăng.

 – English translation: The news have spread far and wide.

Usage as a radical
广 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character. It is then called guăngzìpáng.

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

broadcasting  |  advertisement
广 ( guang / guăng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 419)
Chinese example words containing the character 广 ( guang / guăng )
广岛 ( Guăng dăo = Hiroshima ), 广播 ( guăngbō = to broadcast ), 广播室 ( guăngbōshì = broadcasting room ), 广播员 ( guăngbōyuán = radio announcer ), 广场 ( guăngchăng = square ), 广大 ( guăngdà = vast ), 广告 ( guănggào = advertisement ),
More words that mean common in Chinese
gòngtóng ( 共同 ), pŭtōng ( 普通 )

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