Listen to pronunciation (Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced gàn. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well: If 干 is pronounced "gàn", it means
to interfere, dry, to dry out, empty
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 干 ( gān ) 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. :
干 ( gan / gān ) in traditional characters
干 is composed of 3 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
Bottoms up! | to interfere
干 ( gan / gān ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 278)
Chinese example words containing the character 干 ( gan / gān )