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ㄎㄤ ˊ

káng

lift up

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

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (hand) and (work).

  • ㄎㄤ ˊ

    káng

    lift up

    • ㄕㄡ ˙

      shou

      hand

    • ㄍㄨㄥ

      gōng

      work

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 扛

káng
gāng

Definitions for 扛 pronounced as káng

  • to carry on one's shoulder
  • (fig.) to take on (a burden, duty etc)

Definitions for 扛 pronounced as gāng

  • to raise aloft with both hands
  • (of two or more people) to carry sth together
  • old variant of 扛[gang1]

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