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gān(gan1) , qián(qian2) // pronunciations of 乾 in Mandarin Pinyin

Basic information about 乾

Unihan definition: dry; first hexagram; warming principle of the sun, penetrating and fertilizing, heavenly generative principle (male)

Number of strokes: 11
Examples of other characters consisting of 11 strokes: , , , , , , , , ,

Radical:  5.10

Frequency rank: 1999

General standard index number: 2215

Simplified variant:

English translation (based on CEDICT):

- old variant of [qian2]
- surname Qian
- one of the Eight Trigrams [ba1 gua4], symbolizing heaven
- male principle
- ☰
- variant of [qian2]
- surname Gan
- dry
- clean
- in vain
- dried food
- foster
- adoptive
- to ignore


Unicode code point: U+4E7E

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