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Pronunciation : gān
Meaning :
  1. dry; empty; hollow. (adj)
  2. empty; hollow. (adj)
  3. in vain; to no purpose; for nothing. (adv)
  4. dried food. (n)
  5. have to do with; be concerned with. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 3
Traditional : 乾; 干 ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 31.8%
Notes : also as gàn
Common Words / Phrases:
bǐng gān
: biscuit; cracker
cā gān
: to wipe dry
gān jìng
: clean; neat
gān cuì
: straightforward; clear-cut
1. The wet clothes were quickly dried in the sun.
shī zài yáng guāng xià hěn kuài jiù gàn le
湿 : wet
衣服 : clothes
: at
阳光 : sun
: under
: very
: fast; quick
: then; as soon as
: dry
: particle indicating that something has happened
2. The pond is drying up.
chí táng kuài gàn le
池塘 : pond
: almost
: dry
: particle indicating that something has happened
3. I wiped the table clean.
zhuō zi gān jìng le
: I
: particle used to shift the object to before the verb
桌子 : table
: wipe
干净 : clean
: particle indicating that something has happened
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