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ㄍㄢ

gān

surname Gan

乾 is an 11 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as gān in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as qián.

In simplified Chinese the character may be used.

  • ㄍㄢ

    gān

    surname Gan

      • ˊ

        shí

        ten

      • ㄗㄠ ˇ

        zǎo

        early

    • ㄑㄧ ˇ

      beg

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 乾

gān
qián

Definitions for 乾 pronounced as gān

  • surname Gan
  • dry
  • clean
  • in vain
  • dried food
  • foster
  • adoptive
  • to ignore

Definitions for 乾 pronounced as qián

  • surname Qian
  • one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing heaven
  • male principle
  • ancient Chinese compass point: 315° (northwest)
  • old variant of 乾[qian2]
  • variant of 乾[qian2]

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