Pronunciation

gǎn

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gǎn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gǎn | gan3
English translation
to overtake
to catch up with
to hurry
to rush
to try to catch (the bus etc)
to drive (cattle etc) forward
to drive (sb) away
to avail oneself of (an opportunity)
until
to pursue, to overtake; to hurry; to expel

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About gǎn

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

gǎn

Contains the radical

zǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

run

Etymology of gǎn

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

走干

Semantic compound

zǒu

Phonetic compound

gān

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. zǒu represents the meaning and gān represents the sound. Simplified form of gǎn .

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Example sentences using gǎn

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赶快 gǎnkuài 东西 dōngxī zhuāng jìn 你们 nǐ men de Bāo , 5分钟 fēnzhōng Hòu 我们 wǒmen jiù zǒu .

Pack your bags and make It'snappy; we leave in five minutes.

Néng 不能 bù néng 赶快 gǎnkuài gěi 我们 wǒmen chǎo pán 鸡蛋 jīdàn ?

Can you cook up a simple egg dish for us right away?

hēng , 已经 yǐjīng 那个 nà ge 傲慢 aò màn 无礼 wú lǐ de 家伙 jiāhuo 赶走 gǎn zǒu le .

Well, he had shown the insolent fellow the door.

" 他们 tā men méi 来得及 láidejí zài de 衣服 yīfu , jiù 赶到 gǎn dào le .

" Ah got dar fo' dey done mo'n t'ar her dress. "

men yòu 发起 fā qǐ le 赶出 gǎn chū Jiào Mén de 运动 yùndòng .

They launched a fresh anathema against him.

Words with gǎn

Explore 24 words and sayings that include the Chinese character gǎn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
gǎn to overtake gǎn
赶紧 gǎnjǐn hurriedly趕緊
赶快 gǎnkuài at once趕快
赶到 gǎn dào to hurry (to some place)趕到
赶上 gǎn shàng to keep up with趕上
赶来 gǎn lái to rush over趕來
赶走 gǎn zǒu to drive out趕走
追赶 zhuī gǎn to pursue追趕
赶往 gǎn wǎng to hurry to (somewhere)趕往
赶赴 gǎn fù to hurry趕赴
赶路 gǎn lù to hurry on趕路
赶忙 gǎn máng to hurry趕忙
赶脚 gǎn jiǎo to work as a carter or porter趕腳
赶不上 gǎn bù shàng can't keep up with趕不上
驱赶 qū gǎn to drive out驅趕
赶超 gǎn chāo to overtake趕超
赶集 gǎn jí to go to market趕集
赶跑 gǎn pǎo to drive away趕跑
赶尽杀绝 gǎn jìn shā jué to exterminate趕盡殺絕
迎头赶上 yíng tóu gǎn shàng to try hard to catch up迎頭趕上
赶车 gǎn chē to drive a cart趕車
赶时髦 gǎn shí máo to keep up with the latest fashion趕時髦
赶不及 gǎn bù jí too late (to do sth)趕不及
赶早 gǎn zǎo as soon as possible趕早

gǎn Decomposition & Compounds

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gǎn Decomposition

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