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ㄏㄜ ˊ


合 is a 6 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the second tone, however it can also be pronounced as .

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (gather together) and (opening).

  • ㄏㄜ ˊ


    • ㄐㄧ ˊ

      gather together

    • ㄎㄡ ˇ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Those Martian kids gathered together 亼, joined 合 hands, and jumped into the opening 口 of a black hole.
by Poluo

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Membership’s open to anyone. Sign [up] to join! Everyone will gather tonight at Pizza [Hu]t!
by vms5q

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In the valley, the villagers' voices 'gathered together' at the great 'mouth' of the cave, harmoniously joining as one in a resonant chorus of "hé."
by PZ

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We found 2 pronunciations for 合

Definitions for 合 pronounced as hé

  • to close
  • to join
  • to fit
  • to be equal to
  • whole
  • together
  • round (in battle)
  • conjunction (astronomy)
  • 1st note of pentatonic scale
  • old variant of 盒[he2]
  • variant of 合[he2]

Definitions for 合 pronounced as gě

  • 100 ml
  • one-tenth of a peck
  • measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng 升 or liter, or one-hundredth dou 斗


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