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The Chinese word geng - 更 - gèng
(even in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

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

English translations

even, still, more

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 更 ( gèng ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( geng / gèng ) with pronunciation (English translation: even )
The traditional Chinese characters of gèng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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

faster  |  to achieve a higher goal  |  used in comparatives (fast > faster)
更 ( geng / gèng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 244)
Chinese example words containing the character 更 ( geng / gèng )
更加 ( gèngjiā = more )
More words that mean even in Chinese
dōu ( 都 ), érqiĕ ( 而且 ), hái ( 还 ), jiùshì ( 就是 ), lián...yĕ ( 连也 ), shènzhì ( 甚至 )
More words that mean still in Chinese
hái ( 还 ), háishì ( 还是 ), jìjìng ( 寂静 ), réng ( 仍 ), réngjiù ( 仍旧 ), réngrán ( 仍然 ), yóu ( 犹 )

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