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gǎn

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gǎn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gǎn | gan3
English translation
to dare
daring
(polite) may I venture
bold, brave; to dare, to venture

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About gǎn

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

gǎn

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

A hand with a stick  striking a beast  ěr

Etymology of gǎn

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⿰⿱?耳攵

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. zhēng represents the meaning and Gān represents the sound.

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Example sentences using gǎn

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gǎn 逃避 táobì wǎn dié !

Don't you dare try and get out of the washing - up!

刚才 gāngcái 打电话 dǎdiànhuà de 敢情 gǎn qing shì 小王 de 姐姐 jiějie ya !

So it was Xiao Wang's elder sister who called just now.

kuā ér 特夸自己 zìjǐ hěn 勇敢 yǒnggǎn , dàn 遇到 yùdào 危险 wēixiǎn , jiù 显得 xiǎnde 胆怯 dǎnqiè .

He boasted a lot about his courage, but when danger came he showed the white feather.

这年 头儿 tóu r shuí gǎn 下乡 xià xiāng shōu !

" Who dares go down into the villages for rent these days?

dāng xiàng 狮子 Shīzǐ bān de 咆哮 páo xiào shí , shuí gǎn 顶嘴 dǐng zuǐ ?

Who dares to answer back when he roars like a lion?

Words with gǎn

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
gǎn to dare gǎn
勇敢 yǒnggǎn brave勇敢 yǒnggǎn
敢于 gǎn yú to dare to敢於
竟敢 jìng gǎn to have the impertinence竟敢 jìng gǎn
胆敢 dǎn gǎn to dare (negative connotation)膽敢
敢情 gǎn qing actually敢情 gǎn qing
果敢 guǒ gǎn courageous果敢 guǒ gǎn
敢死队 gǎn sǐ duì suicide squad敢死隊
不敢当 bùgǎndāng you flatter me不敢當
岂敢 qǐ gǎn how could one dare?豈敢
不敢苟同 bù gǎn gǒu tóng to beg to differ (idiom)不敢苟同 bù gǎn gǒu tóng
敢为人先 gǎn wéi rén xiān to dare to be first敢為人先
敢作敢为 gǎn zuò gǎn wéi to stop at nothing (idiom)敢作敢為
敢作敢当 gǎn zuò gǎn dāng the buck stops here敢作敢當
愧不敢当 kuì bù gǎn dāng You flatter me too much.愧不敢當
敢怒而不敢言 gǎn nù ér bù gǎn yán unable to voice objections敢怒而不敢言 gǎn nù ér bù gǎn yán
不敢越雷池一步 bù gǎn yuè Léi chí yī bù dare not go one step beyond the prescribed limit不敢越雷池一步 bù gǎn yuè Léi chí yī bù
未敢苟同 wèi gǎn gǒu tóng can't agree with未敢苟同 wèi gǎn gǒu tóng

gǎn Decomposition & Compounds

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gǎn Decomposition

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gǎn Compounds

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  • gǎn
    • yán
      • , yǎn , , , yán , , , , , , , yán
    • hǎn
    • gǎn , hān , gǎn , hǎn , ,
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