1. 杠 is the 3060th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 13 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (tree), (work)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gang4 - thick pole/bar/rod/thick line/to mark with a thick line/to sharpen (knife)/(old) coffin-bearing pole

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 杠 (gang4): The component 工 is pronounced as 'gong1'. It has the same pinyin initial.

Example Words:

High Frequency

保险杠 (保險槓)
抬杠 (抬槓)
杠杆 (槓桿)

Medium Frequency

单杠 (單槓)
斜杠 (斜槓)
杠子 (槓子)
杠铃 (槓鈴)
杠头 (槓頭)
双杠 (雙槓)
高低杠 (高低槓)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.