gāng ridge; mound

Made up of [ jiōng covering box radical 13]
Used as component in : gāng ; gāng
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 4 strokes.
Originally there was a mountain within the box now it is a cross mark. Used mainly as a phonetic in other characters

Related characters

Also uses jiōng component: jiàn (see) (beautiful) liǎng (pair) nán (south) nèi (inner) shàng (still) shāng (commerce) tóng (same) wǎng (net) (rain) zài (again) zhōu (circuit)

Sounds same

gāng (hard) gāng (guiding principle)

Different tone

gǎng (harbor)

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