Chinese Symbol

What you see below, and can magnify, is the Chinese character for: work, do, attend to; hold the post of, be engaged in; fight, strike, struggle; trunk, main part; short for cadre; able, capable; worse, bad; shield; ten Heavenly Stems short for; edge of waters; dried food; dry; waterless; empty, hollow; taken into nominal kinship; rough, rude, boorish; offend; have to do with, be concerned with, be implicated in, interfere with; request, seek; scold; cold-shoulder, leave someone out in the cold; with no result, futilely, in vain; superficially; only, with nothing else; a surname. I've divided all details into 5 sections. Please note that there might be more than one symbol with these meaning. If you want to see the other symbols or words with the same meaning, please click on the English words listed in the section 2 below.

SECTION 1:
TEXT AND IMAGE

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Chinese Symbol 干 gan4
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SECTION 2:
PRONUNCIATION AND MEANING
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-Work, do, attend to; hold the post of, be engaged in; fight, strike, struggle
-Trunk, main part; short for cadre
-Able, capable; worse, bad
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-Shield; Ten Heavenly Stems (short for); edge of waters; dried food
-Dry; waterless; empty, hollow; taken into nominal kinship; rough, rude, boorish
-Offend; have to do with, be concerned with, be implicated in, interfere with; request, seek; scold; cold-shoulder, leave someone out in the cold
-With no result, futilely, in vain; superficially; only, with nothing else
-(A surname)

More symbols with the following meanings:

Work
Do
Attend to
Fight
Strike
Able
Capable
Bad
Shield
Empty
Rough
Rude
Be concerned with
Request
Seek
Scold
In vain
Only

A warning: In Chinese, words are often composed by two Chinese characters, and sometimes by three or more. This page is not a dictionary.

SECTION 3:
TRADITIONAL VERSION

This character has three different traditional versions.

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Chinese Character 干 gan4 Traditional Version
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(same as simplified one's)
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Chinese Character 干 gan4 Traditional Version
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-Trunk; short for cadre
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Chinese Character 干 gan1 Traditional Version
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-Dried food
-Dry; waterless; empty, hollow; taken into nominal kinship; rough, rude, boorish
-Scold; cold-shoulder, leave someone out in the cold
-With no result, futilely, in vain; superficially; only, with nothing else
SECTION 4:
CHINESE WORDS CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese symbol is not contained in any Chinese word of which I've written a page.

SECTION 5:
CHINESE NAMES CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese symbol is not contained in any Chinese name.

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