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The Chinese word gan - 赶 - găn
(to catch up in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

găn

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English translations

to catch up, to rush for, to drive, to drive away, happen to, till"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 overtake, to try to catch, to expel, until"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 赶 ( găn ) 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  ( gan / găn ) with pronunciation (English translation: to catch up )
赶 ( gan / găn ) in traditional characters

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

to walk  |  to hasten
赶 ( gan / găn ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 828)
Chinese example words containing the character 赶 ( gan / găn )
赶紧 ( gănjĭn = to hasten ), 赶快 ( gănkuài = haste )
Other characters that are pronounced găn in Chinese

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