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The Chinese word kang - 康 - kāng
(health in Chinese)

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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 康 ( kāng ) 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  ( kang / kāng ) with pronunciation (English translation: health )
The traditional Chinese characters of kāng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

healthy  |  well being
康 ( kang / kāng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 809)
Chinese example words containing the character 康 ( kang / kāng )
健康 ( jiànkāng = fitness ), 健康保险 ( jiànkāng băoxiăn = health insurance ), 健康秤 ( jiànkāngchèng = health scale ), 健康监测 ( jiànkāngjiāncè = health monitoring ),
More words that mean health in Chinese
jiàn ( 健 ), shēntĭ ( 身体 )

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